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date: 18 February 2020

Menzies, Sir Robert Gordonlocked

(1894–1978)
  • A. W. Martin

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Menzies, Sir Robert Gordon (1894–1978), prime minister of Australia, was born on 20 December 1894 at Jeparit, in the Wimmera district of Victoria, the fourth of the five children of James Menzies and his wife, Kate Sampson. The forebears were Scots on the paternal side and Cornish on the maternal. ...

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