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Chifley, Joseph Benedict (22 Sept. 1885)

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

Fourth edition


Published online September 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780191802997

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The son of a blacksmith, Chifley left school at 16. He joined the New South Wales Railways and advanced to the position of locomotive driver, while educating himself in the evenings. In ...

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Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945)

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