McLACHLAN Alexander John

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Portrait of Alexander John McLachlan - From Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate (Volume 2)

Alexander John McLachlan

Born 2 November 1872, Naracoorte, South Australia; died 28 May 1956, East Melbourne, Victoria. Admitted South Australian Bar 1895; Victorian Bar 1929. Senator for South Australia (Nationalist Party; United Australia Party) 1926–1944. Honorary Minister 1926–1929. Vice-President Executive Council 1932–1934. Minister in Charge of Development and Scientific and Industrial Research 1932–1937. Postmaster-General 1934–1938. Leader of the Government in the Senate 1937–1938. Acting Attorney-General periods between 1927–1938.

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Opinion Number. 1628

ownership of captured enemy warship wreck of…