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Edward St. John interviewed by Veronica Keraitis [sound recording]
Bib ID 493527
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
St. John, Edward, 1916-1994, Interviewee
 
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Description 1980 
3 sound tape reels : analog, 1 7/8 ips, 2 track, mono. ; 5 in. 
Summary

Edward St. John, lawyer and Liberal Party politician, speaks about early family history; his father being a clergy in the Dioceses of Armidale and Grafton, growing up in Boggabri/Uralla; attending Armidale High School; recollections of his father; first job working for the bank of NSW in Scone; accepting a bursary; doing Arts & Law; living at St. Pauls College; walking to University; talking about other students eg. E.G. Whitlam; the depression; his wife and two daughters; WWII and joining AIF in 1940; becoming a Captain in 1943; setting up practice at the bar; going to England with Mr Justice Ash & Bridge for the First Commonwealth & Empire Law Conference; death of his first wife and meeting his second wife; speaks about some of his cases and representing a former patient from Chelmsford.

Notes

Recorded on Sept. 29, 1980.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-215170861

Related Material Later interview with Edward St. John is available in the National Library of Australia's Oral History & Indigenous Programs collection at ORAL TRC 4900/70. 
Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (11 p.) and transcript (typescript, 82 leaves) 
Subjects St. John, Edward, 1916-1994 -- Interviews.  |  Lawyers -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Politicians -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Australia -- Politics and government -- History.
Other authors/contributors Keraitis, Veronica, 1952-, Interviewer

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