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Hughes, William Morris (1862–1952), prime minister of Australia

Geoffrey Sawer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Hughes, William Morris (1862–1952), prime minister of Australia, was born in London on 25 September 1862. His father, William Hughes, was a carpenter of north Welsh artisan stock and his mother, Jane Morris, was from a Montgomeryshire farming family. His mother died in 1869, and until 1874 ...

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