David Hamer

David Hamer

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. David John Hamer, AM (5 September 1923 - 14 January 2002) was an Australian politician. Born in Melbourne, he was educated at Geelong Grammar School and then the Royal Australian Naval College. He served in the military 1940-45, 1957-62, and 1964-65. He was an honorary aide-de-camp to the Governor-General. Hamer's brother was Sir Rupert Hamer, the Premier of Victoria 1972-81. In 1969, David was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Liberal member for Isaacs. Defeated by Labor candidate Gareth Clayton in 1974, he was re-elected in 1975 but contested the Senate in 1977. He was successful, and remained a Liberal senator until his retirement in 1990. Hamer died in 2002.show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136590107
  • 9786136590103