Fadden, Arthur William

Born: Apr 13, 1895 AD
Died: 1973 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: Australian
Categories: Prime Ministers

1894 - Fadden was born in Ingham, Queensland on the 13th of April.


1918 - He became assistant Town Clerk of Mackay and later promoted to Town Clerk.


1919 - He  helped form the North Queensland Rugby League, and served as its founding secretary.


1920 - He established a successful accountancy firm with offices in Brisbane and Townsville. He was active in the Country Party from its foundation.


1932 - He was elected for one term to the Queensland Legislative Assembly.


1936 - He won a position in the federal seat of Darling Downs.


1940 - He was appointed Minister for Supply and Development, Minister for Air, and then Finance Minister.


1941 - He was the 13th Prime Minister of Australia for 40 days.


1949 - He became the Treasurer after the winning of Menzies.


1951 - He was knighted for his service.


1973 - He died on the 21st of April.

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