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His Excellency
Sir Ellis Emmanuel Innocent Clarke
1st President of Trinidad and Tobago
In office
1 August 1976 – 13 March 1987
Prime Minister Eric Williams
George Chambers
A.N.R. Robinson
Succeeded by Noor Hassanali
Governor General of Trinidad and Tobago
In office
15 September 1972 – 1 August 1976
Prime Minister Eric Williams
Preceded by Solomon Hochoy
Personal details
Born 28 December 1917(1917-12-28)
Belmont, Trinidad and Tobago
Died 30 December 2010(2010-12-30) (aged 93)
Nationality Trinidad and Tobago
Spouse(s) Ermyntrude Hagley
Alma mater University College LondonUniversity of London
Religion Roman Catholic[source?]

Sir Ellis Emmanuel Innocent Clarke, TC, GCMG (28 December 1917 – 30 December 2010)[1] was a Trinidadian politician. He was the second and last Governor-General of Trinidad and Tobago and the first President of Trinidad and Tobago. He was one of the people who created Trinidad and Tobago's 1962 Independence constitution.