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George Armsby Richards

George Armsby Richards

The Honourable George Armsby Richards

Birth:October 26th, 1903 
Death:April 12th, 1997 

Place of Birth: St. Vincent

Spouse: Henriette Odessa Richards

Mr. George Armsby Richards served as the Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago from 1962 to 1967.


He attended the Belmont Boys R.C. Primary School.

After which he attended the Tutorial College, London and the University of London where he studied Law and was called to the Bar in 1940.


After studying he returned to Trinidad and Tobago and became a member of the San Fernando Borough Council.


He was the Foundation member of the West Indian National Party in 1942. 

Senator George A. Richards served as the first post-independence Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago from 1962 to1967. He was instrumental in the writing of the Constitution and the Industrial Relations Act.

He was the father of the former President of Trinidad and Tobago, George Maxwell Richards.

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