White, T. W. (Thomas Walter), Sir, 1888-1957

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Pilot, politician, diplomat and writer. White served as Minister for Trade and Customs in the Lyons Cabinet (1933-38) and as Minister for Air and Civil Aviation in the Menzies Government (1949-51). He married Vera Deakin (youngest daughter of Alfred Deakin) in 1922, published the best-selling Guests of the unspeakable in 1928, and was Australian High Commissioner in London between 1951 and 1956.

From the description of Papers. 1912-1992. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225810648

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associatedWith Australian Aero Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Australia. Royal Australian Air Force. corporateBody
associatedWith Cameron, A. G. (Archie Galbraith), 1895-1956. person
associatedWith George VI, King of Great Britain, 1895-1952 person
associatedWith Legacy Club of Melbourne. corporateBody
associatedWith Merino-Segura, Ernesto. person
associatedWith Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia. corporateBody
associatedWith Royal Life Saving Society - Australia. corporateBody
associatedWith Society of Australian Writers. corporateBody
associatedWith Williams, Eric Ernest, 1911- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Australia
Great Britain
Subject
Politicians--Archives
Diplomats--Archives
Diplomatic and consular service, Australian
Occupation
Authors
Diplomats
Politicians
Airforce officers
Function

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Birth 1888-04-26

Death 1957-10-13

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