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Ben Chifley

AKA Joseph Benedict Chifley

Born: 22-Sep-1885
Birthplace: Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
Died: 13-Jun-1951
Location of death: Canberra, Australia
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Bathurst Cemetery, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Head of State

Nationality: Australia
Executive summary: Prime Minister of Australia, 1945-49

Father: Patrick Chifley (b. 1862, d. 1921)
Mother: Mary Anne Corrigan (d. 1929)
Wife: Elizabeth Gibson McKenzie (m. 6-Jun-1914, until his death, d. 9-Sep-1962)
Mistress: Phyllis Donnelly (also his secretary)

    High School: Patrician Brothers High School, Bathurst

    Prime Minister of Australia (13-Jul-1945 to 19-Dec-1949)
    Australian Minister Postwar Reconstruction (1942-45)
    Treasurer of Australia (1941-49)
    Member of the Australian Parliament for Macquarie (1940-51)
    Australian City Council Abercrombie Shire Council (1933-47)
    Australian Minister for Defence (1931-32)
    Member of the Australian Parliament for Macquarie (1928-31)
    Australian Labor Party Leader (1945-51)
    Irish Ancestry


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