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MoBay land mogul Joe Whitter is dead

Published:Tuesday | August 20, 2013 | 10:01 AM

Janet Silvera, Senior Gleaner Writer



WESTERN BUREAU:

Philanthropist, developer and land mogul Joe Whitter is dead.




The 81-year-old Montego Bay businessman, credited for developing the Ironshore Estate, died at the Cornwall Regional Hospital at approximately 8:30 last night after two years of battling kidney disease.



Whitter's widow, Angella Whitter described him as a fantastic family man who has contributed significantly to the economy.



"He was a great man, who did a lot for his country," she said.



Whitter is also renowned for his developments in the United Kingdom, where he amassed most of his properties.



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