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Ratu Sir George Kadavulevu Cakobau

BORN : 6 NOV 1912
DIED : 25 NOV 1989
Source : Harris M. Lentz III ; Heads of States and Governments ; McFarland & Co,Inc. 1994 N

FATHER : Ratu Epeli Popi Seniloli [1883 - 13 OCT 1936]
MOTHER : Adi Torika Kainona

PARTNER 1 : Adi Veniana Gavoka
Union: 1937

  1. Adi Samanunu Cakobau Talakuli [1940 - ]
  2. Adi Litia Cakobau
  3. Lt. Ratu George Cakobau

PARTNER 2 : Lady Adi Seruwaia Lelea Balekiwai
Union: 1956

  1. Adi Litia Kaunilotuma Cakobau
  2. Ratu Epenisa Cakobau
  3. Ratu Josefa Celua Cakobau
  4. Ratu Tanoa Visawaqa Cakobau [12 MAY 1969 - ]



NOTES:
2nd Governor General of Fiji [13.1.1973] - [12.2.1983]
11th Vunivalu of Bau 1957/1989
Tui Levuka
K.St.J. [1973], G.C.M.G. [cr.1973], G.C.V.O. [cr.1977], O.B.E. [cr.1953], Royal Victorian Chain [1982]
From the leading chiefly Tui Kaba clan of Kubuna, he was educated at Queen Victoria School, Fiji then at Newington College, Australia and Wanganui Technical College, Wanganui, N.Z.; Member of the Great Council of Chiefs 1938/1972; he served wit h the Fiji Military Forces in World War II, with the rank of Captain; Member of the Legislative Council 1951/1973 (later the House of Representatives from 1970); Minister for Fijian Affairs and Local Government 1970/1971 and subsequently as a mini ster without portfolio 1971/1972; he retired from office in 1983.



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