Anthony C. George was born the second of five children of Florence Stiell and John Soloman George in L’Esterre, Carriacou, a small Island just off the coast of Grenada.
He attended his aunt’s private school up to the age of ten, then he moved with his parents to mainland Grenada in 1948 to continue his education at the St. Andrew’s Roman Catholic school.
In 1959, he migrated to England in pursuit of higher education where he attended various colleges and polytechnic institutions. After his graduation in education, fine and commercial arts/he returned to Grenada in 1969 where he taught at St. Joseph’s Convent and other schools in St. George’s as well as Paraclete Government School in the parish.
A prolific artist, in 1973 George entered a national design contest preparing for the Independence of Grenada in 1974. The contest allowed entrants to submit designs for a new National Flag and Coat of Arms with Motto, George won both competitions.
However, he was not to receive full recognition for his designs until some 30 years later.
In 2009 Mrs. Patricia Antoine-Clyne, Accountant General in the Ministry of Finance, and the Chairperson of The Grenada Postal Corporation, arranged for commemorative stamps to be made in George’s honour in time for the 35th celebrations of Grenada’s Independence.
On February 6, 2012 a street in Soubise, St Andrew Parish was named A.C. George Road in Anthony’s honour.
In August 2012 George received the Diamond Jubilee Medal from Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.
On October 23, 2013 George and the High Commissioner of Grenada presented Crawley Museum with flags and gifts to commemorate the town’s first St George’s Day Parade.
Anthony C. George will be the honoured guest of Houston, Texas in their 40th celebrations of Grenadian Independence on February 8, 2014.
Anthony C. George is married with five children and five grandchildren.
In October 2013 Anthony C. George published his memoirs, Beyond Belief.