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Reid, Sir George Houstounlocked

(1845–1918)
  • W. G. McMinn

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Reid, Sir George Houstoun (1845–1918), prime minister of Australia, was born at the manse, Johnstone, near Paisley, Renfrew, on 25 February 1845, the fifth of the seven children of John Reid (1800–1867), a Presbyterian minister, and his wife, Marion, née Crybbace (1809?–1885). In 1852 the family emigrated to ...

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