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Samuel Walker Griffith

(1845—1920) lawyer and politician in Australia


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(born 21 June 1845; died 9 August 1920; Chief Justice 1903–19)

had a political and legal career of great distinction. He was twice Premier of Queensland, and then Chief Justice, before becoming the first Chief Justice of the High Court.

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Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History — Law.


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