Shedden, Frederick Geoffrey, Sir, 1893-1971

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Sir Frederick Shedden, K.C.M.G., O.B.E., was Secretary of the Department of Defence from 1937 to 1956. Other positions he held included Chairman of the War Cabinet, 1939-1946. He accompanied the Prime Minister overseas for defence discussions in 1941, 1944, 1946, 1951 and 1955, and visited the U.S., Canada and the U.K. for defence discussions in 1949.

From the description of Correspondence. 1947-1949. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225747981

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correspondedWith Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 person
correspondedWith Australia. Dept. of Defence corporateBody
correspondedWith Chifley, J. B. (Joseph Benedict), 1885-1951 person
associatedWith Jensen, John Sir, 1884-1970. person
associatedWith Salisbury, Alan, 1917-2004. person
correspondedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Prime ministers--Correspondence
Public servants
Federal politicians


Birth 1893-08-08

Death 1971-07-08



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