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Wednesday, Sep 23, 2020

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Former senator James Llewellyn Peniston has died at age 74

A former United Bermuda Party senator, lawyer and businessman, James Llewellyn “Llew” Peniston has died at age of 74.
Mr Peniston was a former shipping agent who worked with cruise lines serving the island, including Carnival.

He started out in the industry with the shipping and travel firm John S Darrell and became a partner before he started his own business in 1986.

He was also a proponent of the relaxation of anti-gambling laws and campaigned for the revitalisation of the tourism industry.

Mr Peniston was appointed to the Senate by Sir David Gibbons, a former premier, in 1980 and stood down in 1987.

He qualified as a lawyer at the University of Buckingham and London Metropolitan University.

He later married Ave Maria De’ Agrella-Peniston, who survives him, along with their two sons, Llewellyn Jr and Alex.
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