June 24, 2022 | Colin O. Jarrett |
Former Tourism Minister in the People’s National Party-led government Francis Tulloch died on Thursday at the age of 81 years. He was suffering from prostate cancer for several years.
I extend condolences to wife Doreen, children, family, friends & comrades on the passing of Francis Tulloch. Former Min of Tourism, VP of our @JamaicaPNP & victorious MP of several constituencies,he was truly a man of the people & his immense contribution will forever be honoured pic.twitter.com/8FKM8EEUUJ
— Mark J. Golding (@MarkJGolding) June 24, 2022
The late attorney-at-law, who was first elected to Parliament in 1972, represented the St James Central constituency from 1976 to 1980. He also served Hanover Eastern from 1993 to 1997 and St James North Western from 1997 to 2002.
Tulloch was appointed Minister of Tourism in 1997 and served in that capacity under the PJ Patterson-led administration for 2 years.
He leaves behind wife Doreen Perry-Tulloch and six children.