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Fadden, Arthur William

Born: 1895 AD
Died: 1973 AD
2.1 (42.48%) 121 votes

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.

2.1 (42.48%) 121 votes