Alexander Downer, Sr.

Alexander Downer, Sr.

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir Alexander Russell Downer KBE (7 April 1910 - 30 March 1981), Australian politician generally known as Alec Downer, was born in Adelaide, a part of the Downer family and son of John Downer, who was a former Premier of South Australia and member of the Australian Senate. He was educated at Geelong Grammar School and at Oxford University, where he graduated in economics and political science. He practised as a barrister in Adelaide before joining the Australian Army in 1940. He served in Malaya and was a prisoner-of-war for three years.show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • DIC Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136565692
  • 9786136565699