John Forrest

(1847—1918) explorer and politician in Australia

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FORREST, John B. (1814 - 1870), Engraver

Forrest, John B. (c.1814)

Forrest, Sir John (1847–1918)

Forrest, John, 1st Baron (1847–1918)

Forrest, John, 1st Baron (1847–1918)

FORREST, John Vincent (1873 - 1953), late AMS

Forrest, John, first Baron Forrest (1847-1918), explorer and politician in Australia

Forrest, Sir John (22 August 1847–3 September 1918)

FORREST, John Richard (born 1943), Director, Cranfield Ventures Ltd, since 2014

McCLELLAN, John Forrest (born 1932), Under Secretary, Industry Department for Scotland (formerly Scottish Economic Planning Department), 1980–85, retired

FORREST, John William (1867 - 1951), JP Lancashire; late cotton spinner and manufacturer; late member of National Savings Committee; Trustee Savings Banks Inspection Committee

FORREST, John Samuel (1907 - 1992), Visiting Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Strathclyde, 1964–90, then Emeritus

Forrest, John (1847 - 1918), Treasurer, Australia, 1917–18; Hon. Fellow of the Geographical Societies of Rome, Vienna, and St Petersburg; Knight of Order of Crown of Italy, 1875

FORREST, Robin Whyte (born 1933), Dean of Moray, Ross and Caithness, 1992–98; Canon of St Andrew’s Cathedral, Inverness, 1986–98, now Hon. Canon; Rector of St John’s, Forres, 1979–98

GOODWIN, John Forrest (1918 - 2001), Professor of Clinical Cardiology, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London, 1963–84, then Emeritus; Consulting Physician, Hammersmith Hospital, since 1949; Hon. Consulting Cardiologist, St George’s Hospital, since 1986; Emeritus Consultant Cardiologist, Cromwell Hospital, since 1996


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Australian explorer and statesman, Premier of Western Australia (1890–1901). From 1864, as colonial surveyor, he was one of the principal explorers of Western Australia. He did much to secure the colony's self-government and became its first Premier.

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