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Full Name  Bernard May
Years active  1985–present
Role  Geneticist
Occupation  Politician
Name  Bernie May

Ethnicity  White British
Spouse(s)  Carol Mander (m. 1969)
Nationality  British
Employer  Isle of Man Government
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Born  6 July 1941 (age 74) (1941-07-06) Hyde, (then Cheshire, now Greater Manchester), England
Alma mater  University of Washington, Pennsylvania State University
Fields  Genetics, Fisheries science

Residence  California, United States

Bernard "Bernie" May MHK (born 6 July 1941) is a British politician and entrepreneur, who was a Member of the House of Keys in the Isle of Man and Government Minister.


Early life and career

Born on 6 July 1941 to Harry Turner May and Lilian Freda (née Nicholl) in Hyde, Cheshire, he was raised on the Isle of Man and educated at Douglas High School. He later went on to own and operate a taxi company on the island and was also a member of Douglas Town Council before he was elected as a Member of the House of Keys for Douglas North in 1985 for the Manx Labour Party. He was re-elected in 1986 and 1991 before losing to John Houghton in 1996. In 1998, he unsuccessfully stood again.

Personal life

He has been married to Carol (née Mander) since 1969, they have 3 children together.

Governmental positions

  • Chairman of Isle of Man Post Office, 1986–88
  • Minister of Industry, 1988–91
  • Minister of Health and Social Security, 1991–96
  • References

    Bernie May Wikipedia