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Earle Page

AKA Earle Christmas Grafton Page

Born: 8-Aug-1880
Birthplace: Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
Died: 20-Dec-1961
Location of death: Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State

Nationality: Australia
Executive summary: Prime Minister of Australia, 1939

Military service: Australian Imperial Force (Medical Corps, 1916-17, WWI)

Father: Charles Page (blacksmith)
Mother: Annie Cox
Wife: Ethel Blunt (m. 18-Sep-1906, one daughter four sons)
Daughter: Mary (b. 1909)
Son: Earle (b. 1911, d. 1933 lightning strike)
Son: Donald (b. 1912)
Son: Iven (b. 1914)
Son: Douglas (b. 1916)
Wife: Jean Thomas (m. 20-Jul-1959)

    High School: Sydney Boys High School (1894)
    Medical School: MD, University of Sydney (1902)
    Administrator: Chancellor, University of New England Australia (1954-60)

    Australian Minister for Health (1949-56)
    Australian Minister Commerce:(1940-41)
    Prime Minister of Australia (7-Apr-1939 to 26-Apr-1939)
    Australian Minister for Health (1937-38)
    Australian Minister Commerce (1934-39)
    Australian Minister Deputy Prime Minister (1923)
    Member of the Australian Parliament for Cowper (1919-61)
    Treasurer of Australia (1923-29)
    Australian Mayor South Grafton (1917-19)
    Country Party (Australia) Leader (1922-39)
    Knighthood 1938

Author of books:
Truant Surgeon: The Inside Story of Forty Years of Australian Political Life (1963, memoir)

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