John Kerr biography

John Kerr

Politician

1914 – 1991

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Who was John Kerr?

Sir John Robert Kerr, AK GCMG GCVO QC was the eighteenth Governor-General of Australia. He dismissed the Labor government of Gough Whitlam on 11 November 1975, marking the climax of the most significant constitutional crisis in Australian history. He had previously been the 13th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

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Born
Sep 24, 1914
Balmain
Also known as
  • Sir John Robert Kerr
  • Judge John Kerr
Nationality
  • Australia
Profession
Education
  • University of Sydney
Died
Mar 24, 1991
Sydney

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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