William John McKell boilermaker, premier, Governor-General by Christopher Cunneen

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Published by Univ. of New South Wales Press in Sydney, NSW .

Written in English

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  • McKell, William John, -- Sir, -- 1891-1985,
  • Governors general -- Australia -- Biography,
  • Prime ministers -- New South Wales -- Biography

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-249) and index.

Book details

StatementChristopher Cunneen.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 271 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17602882M
ISBN 100868405876

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