Category:Richard Casey

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Richard Casey, Baron Casey 
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16th Governor-General of Australia
Wikipedia
Date of birth 29 August 1890
Brisbane
Date of death 17 June 1976
Fitzroy
Country of citizenship
Educated at
  • Trinity College
Occupation
Member of
  • Australian Academy of Science
Member of political party
  • Liberal Party of Australia
Position held
  • Member of the Australian House of Representatives (Arthur Lewis, Corio, 30 January 1940, 19 December 1931, John Dedman)
  • Member of the House of Lords (January 1960)
  • Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • Australian Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the United States of America (1 March 1940, Owen Dixon, June 1942)
  • Member of the Privy Council of the United Kingdom
  • Member of the Australian House of Representatives (La Trobe, 10 February 1960, 10 December 1949, John Jess)
  • ambassador
Spouse
  • Maie Casey, Baroness Casey
Work location
Award received
  • Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (7 September 1965)
  • Australian of the Year (1969)
  • James Cook Medal (1969)
  • Military Cross (1 January 1917)
  • Distinguished Service Order (1 January 1918)
  • Companion of Honour (1 January 1944)
  • Knight of the Garter (14 February 1969)
Authority control
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