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Members of the Australian House of Representatives for Gippsmembers of the Australian House of Representatives for Gippsland Land - Allan McLean, Peter Nixon, George Wise, Peter McGauran, Georallan McLean, Peter Nixon, George Wise, Peter McGauran, George Bowden GE Bowden (Paperback) Loot Price: R190
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Members of the Australian House of Representatives for Gippsmembers of the Australian House of Representatives for Gippsland...

Members of the Australian House of Representatives for Gippsmembers of the Australian House of Representatives for Gippsland Land - Allan McLean, Peter Nixon, George Wise, Peter McGauran, Georallan McLean, Peter Nixon, George Wise, Peter McGauran, George Bowden GE Bowden (Paperback)

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Chapters: Allan Mclean, Peter Nixon, George Wise, Peter Mcgauran, George Bowden, Darren Chester, James Bennett. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 28. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Allan McLean (3 February 1840 13 July 1911) was an Australian politician, the 19th Premier of Victoria. McLean was born in the highlands of Scotland and came to Australia as a child in 1842 with his family. He later said 'were practically frozen out of Scotland' by 'an exceptionally severe winter'. His father, Charles McLean, was a grazier near Tarraville, in the Gippsland region of Victoria. McLean was educated at the local state school, assisted his father on his stations, and for a short period was on the staff of the Gippsland Times. About 1870, he acquired the lease of 'The Lowlands', a sheep station, on the shores of Lake Wellington near Sale and in 1872, formed the firm of A. McLean and Company, Stock and Station Agents, at Maffra. He became a shire councillor at Maffra in 1873, and as president of the shire was active in forming the Municipal Association of Victoria. McLean was elected to the Victorian Legislative Assembly for Gippsland North in 1880. A conservative, he was President of the Board of Land and Works and Minister of Agriculture in the James Munro ministry from 1890 to 1891, and Chief Secretary from 1891 to 1892, retaining this position under William Shiels from 1892 to 1893. He became a minister without portfolio in the liberal government of George Turner in 1894, but resigned in April 1898. In December 1899, he moved and carried a vote of no-confidence, becoming Premier and Chief Secretary, but his government lasted less than a year. At the 1900 elections the conservatives were defeated and Turner reclaimed the premiership. McLean was an opponent of Australian federation and was ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=250429

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-06917-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-06917-7
Barcode: 9781157069171

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