Category:John Gorton

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John Gorton 
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Australian politician, 19th Prime Minister of Australia
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Date of birth 9 September 1911
Melbourne
Date of death 19 May 2002
Sydney
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • Brasenose College
Occupation
Member of political party
  • Liberal Party of Australia
Position held
  • Prime Minister of Australia (10 January 1968, 10 March 1971, John McEwen, William McMahon, 19)
  • Member of the Australian Senate (22 February 1950, 1 February 1968, Ivor Greenwood, Victoria)
  • Member of the Australian House of Representatives (24 February 1968, 11 November 1975, Higgins, Harold Holt, Roger Shipton, Higgins by-election, 1968)
  • Minister for Defence (19 March 1971, 13 August 1971, Malcolm Fraser, David Fairbairn)
  • Minister for School Education, Early Childhood and Youth (16 February 1962, 28 February 1968, Malcolm Fraser)
  • Minister for Social Services (18 December 1963, 28 February 1967, Gordon Freeth, Bert Kelly)
  • Minister for Home Affairs (18 December 1963, 4 March 1964, Gordon Freeth, Doug Anthony)
  • Minister for Defence (10 December 1958, 18 December 1963, Charles Davidson, Jim Forbes)
  • Member of the Privy Council of the United Kingdom
Spouse
Award received
  • Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (11 June 1977)
  • Companion of the Order of Australia (13 June 1988)
  • Companion of Honour (12 June 1971)
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English: John Grey Gorton was the 19th Prime Minister of Australia from 1968.