Papers of Frank Wise, 1946-1956 [manuscript]
- Bib ID:
- Wise, F. J. S. (Frank Joseph Scott), 1897-1986
- Access Conditions:
- Available for research. Not for loan.
- 7 leaves
Xerox copies of four letters from (1) Sir Russell Dumas, Director of Public Works, Perth (1951), (2) Sir Walter Murdoch (1946), (3) George Chessell (n.d.) and (4) Sir William Slim (1956), together with a press cutting from The Northern Territory News 4 May 1956 concerning Wise's term as Administrator of the Northern Territory.
Wise was educated at Gatton Agricultural College, Qld and worked as adviser in Tropical Agriculture in W.A. from 1929 to 1933 when he entered the W.A. Legislative Assembly as the Labour member for Gasgoyne. From 1935 he held various portfolios in the Collier and Hawke Ministries and from 1945 until 1947 was Treasurer and Premier. In 1951 he was appointed Administrator of the Northern Territory and resigned in 1956 to enter the W.A. Legislative Council for North Province. He remained there until 1971.
- Manuscript reference no. : MS 5835.
- Xerox copies.
- Originals held in private ownership.
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- Literary Dramatic Musical
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