Fred Mitchell (Bahamas)

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Fred Mitchell
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
May 2012 – May 2017
Preceded byBrent Symonette
Succeeded byDarren Henfield
Personal details
Born (1953-10-05) 5 October 1953 (age 65)
Alma materAntioch University
Harvard University
University of Buckingham

Frederick Audley Mitchell Jr., (born 5 October 1953) was the foreign minister of The Bahamas since May 2012. He was previously foreign minister from 2002 to 4 May 2007.

Early life and education[edit]

Mitchell received his communications degree at Antioch University, his master's at Harvard University,[1] and his law degree at the University of Buckingham.[2]


Fred Mitchell with Condoleezza Rice

He worked as editor of The Herald, a paper of the Progressive Liberal Party. He served in Parliament for that party before becoming foreign minister.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The Hon. Frederick A. Mitchell, Minister of Foreign Affairs & Immigration, Official Website of the Government of The Bahamas
  2. ^ Bahamian Society welcomes Foreign Affairs Minister, University of Buckingham, 24 May 2005