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(born 1894; died 1965). A Justice 1930-40.
Admitted NSW Bar 1918 (KC 1929). MLA (NSW) 1925-30. MHR 1940-1960, including Attorney-General and Minister for External Affairs 1941-49, Leader of the Opposition 1951-60. President United Nations General Assembly 1948-49. Chief Justice Supreme Court of NSW 1960-62. PC (1942).

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(born 1892; died 1990). A Justice 1930-76.
Admitted NSW Bar 1916. MLA (NSW) 1920-27, including Attorney-General 1920-22 and 1925-27. MHR 1929-30. PC (1963).

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Reproduced by permission of Oxford University Press Australia, from The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia, by Tony Blackshield, Michael Coper and George Williams (eds), 2001, © Oxford University Press, www.oup.com.au

(born 1889; died 1963). A Justice 1940-58.
Admitted NSW Bar 1921 (KC 1935). Captain, Royal Field Artillery, World War I, awarded Military Cross. Judge Supreme Court of NSW 1939-40.

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(born 1887; died 1972). A Justice 1946-58.
Admitted Queensland Bar 1913. State Public Defender 1916. Crown Solicitor 1917-22. Solicitor-General (Qld) 1922-25. Judge (1925-40) and Chief Justice (1940-46) Supreme Court of Queensland. President Queensland Industrial Arbitration Court (1925-46). President International Military Tribunal for the Far East 1946-48.

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(born 1892; died 1961). A Justice 1950-61.
Joined Victorian Bar 1922 (KC 1933). Served with 27th Battery, Australian Field Artillery, World War I. Judge Supreme Court of Victoria 1945-50.

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(born 1903; died 1994). A Justice 1950-70.
Admitted NSW Bar 1927 (KC 1942). Chairman Australian Press Council 1976-82. PC (1963).

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(born 1901; died 1969). A Justice 1952-69.
Admitted NSW Bar 1926 (KC 1943). President NSW Bar Association 1948-49. Judge Supreme Court of NSW 1952. PC (1963).

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(born 1907; died 1974). A Justice 1958-74.
Joined Victorian Bar 1930 (KC 1949). President Law Council of Australia 1956-58. President Victorian Bar Council 1958. PC (1963).

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(born 1900; died 1987). A Justice 1958-72.
Admitted NSW Bar 1925 (KC 1949). In World War II as Lt Colonel commanded Sydney University Regiment and 2/48 Battalion AIF and, as Brigadier, 20th Australian Infantry Brigade AIF. Awarded DSO and bar, and three times mentioned in dispatches. Promoted Major-General and commanded 2nd Division CMF (1950-52). PC (1963).

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Reproduced by permission of Oxford University Press Australia, from The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia, by Tony Blackshield, Michael Coper and George Williams (eds), 2001, © Oxford University Press, www.oup.com.au

(born 1899; died 1972). A Justice 1961-72.
Admitted NSW Bar 1923 (KC 1935). Wounded in action serving with AIF, World War I. Judge Supreme Court of NSW 1936-61. PC (1963).

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