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H. V. Evatt

 

H. V. Evatt
Justice of the High Court of Australia
In office 19 December 1930�– 2 September 1940
Nominated by James Scullin
Preceded by Sir Charles Powers
Succeeded by Sir Dudley Williams
Chief Justice of New South Wales
In office 15 February 1960�– 24 October 1962
Preceded by Sir Kenneth Street
Succeeded by Sir Leslie Herron
15th Leader of the Opposition Elections: 1954, 1955, 1958
In office 20 June 1951�– 9 February 1960
Preceded by Ben Chifley
Succeeded by Arthur Calwell
Leader of the Australian Labor Party
In office 20 June 1951�– 9 February 1960
Preceded by Ben Chifley
Succeeded by Arthur Calwell
Attorney-General of Australia
In office 7 October 1941�– 19 December 1949
Preceded by Billy Hughes
Succeeded by John Spicer
Minister for External Affairs
In office 7 October 1941�– 19 December 1949
Preceded by Sir Frederick Stewart
Succeeded by Percy Spender
Member of the Australian Parliament for Barton
In office 21 September 1940�– 22 November 1958
Preceded by Albert Lane
Succeeded by Len Reynolds
Member of the Australian Parliament for Hunter
In office 22 November 1958�– 10 February 1960
Preceded by Rowley James
Succeeded by Bert James
Personal details
Born 30 April 1894 Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Died 2 November 1965 (aged�71) Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Alma mater University of Sydney

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