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date: 09 April 2020

Watson [formerly Tanck], John Christian [Chris]locked

(1867–1941)
  • Bede Nairn

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Watson [formerly Tanck], John Christian [Chris] (1867–1941), trade unionist and prime minister of Australia, was born on 9 April 1867 at Valparaíso, Chile, the only child of Johan Christian Tanck, and his wife, Martha, née Minchin (d. c.1890). Tanck was the chief officer of the brig ...

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