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Rashleigh Esmond Jackson was born on January 12, 1929 in New Amsterdam, Berbice. Mr Jackson attended Queen’s College, Georgetown, 1941 -1948, and the University College of Leicester, 1954-1957, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. Mr Jackson also continued his education at the University of Leicester, 1960-1961. He also earned a Certificate Education at Columbia University, New York, 1966-1967.
Rashleigh Jackson served as Permanent Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, Guyana, 1969-1974. He was a Member, of the Delegation of Guyana to United Nations General Assembly, 1971-1972, 1974, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Guyana, New York since 1974, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Guyana, New York since 1973 and Principal Assistant Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, 1965-1969, President, United Nations Council for Namibia.
Rashley Jackson served as Master at Queen’s College, Georgetown, Guyana, 1957-1965 where he taught among others, military retirees Joe Singh and David Granger, former Police Commissioner Laurie Lewis, and the late Deryck Bernard.