Scullin, James Henry, 1876-1953

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Politician. Leader of the Labour Party, 1928-1935; Prime Minister, 1929-1932, holding the portfolios of External Affairs, Industry and Treasury during his term. After 1935, Scullin advised the government during World War II and led war time investigations into uniform taxation by an Income Tax on Current Income Committee.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1938-1946. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225851384

Prime Minister, 1929-1932. Represented Australia at Imperial Conference, 1930.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1929-1939. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225711580

Scullin was A.L.P. federal member for Corangamite (1910-1913) and later for Yarra (1922-1949), was federal leader of the party, 1928-1935 and Prime Minister during the Depression years of 1929-1931. During the war Scullin conducted or participated in several enquiries, including those into uniform taxation legislation, and the Dept. of Information.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1921-1947. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225826373

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associatedWith Australia. Governor-General (1925-1930 : Stonehaven) corporateBody
associatedWith Casey, Richard Gardiner Casey, Baron, 1890-1976 person
associatedWith Dedman, J. J. (John Johnstone), 1896-1973. person
associatedWith Imperial Conference 1930 London, England. corporateBody
associatedWith Isaacs, Isaac Sir, 1855-1948. person
correspondedWith Kelly, Kevin T. person
associatedWith MacDonald, James Ramsay, 1866-1937 person
associatedWith Scullin, Marie person
associatedWith Scullin, Sara. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Governors general--Selection and appointment
Prime ministers--Archives
Federal politicians


Birth 1876-09-18

Death 1953-01-28



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