John Davis Merwin, the son of Miles and Marguerite L Merwin (nee Fleming), was born on St. Croix 9/26/1921. Spending his early childhood on St. Croix, he attended the Antigua Grammar School from which he graduated in 1937.
9/28/1911-7/25/1992 ~ Librarian & researcher, Ms Enid Maria Baa was born in St. Thomas 6 years before the US bought the Virgin Islands from Denmark. A remarkable student & formidable scholar, Ms Baa did extensive research in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Danish, & English. She devoted her energies to the proliferation of information & education re: the conservation, culture, history, & welfare of the lives of Virgin Islanders & neighboring Caribbean islands & countries.
Dr. Hugo Bornn, musician, professor, aesthete, was born the second child to David and Edith Bornn, both natives of St. Thomas. During his early musical training he attended the Convent School of the Sacred Heart.
4/7/1921-1/2/1978 ~ The Honorable Cyril Emmanuel King was inaugurated the 2nd elected Governor of the US Virgin Islands on 1/6/1975. Born on St. Croix, Gov. King attended St. Ann's Catholic School at Barren Spot & graduated from St. Mary's Catholic School in Christiansted. Prior to his Honorable Discharge from the US Army, he served a 20-month tour of duty in Hawaii during World War II.