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Isaacs, Sir Isaac Alfred (1855-1948), judge and politician

Zelman Cowen and Peter Balmford

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/34118

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Isaacs, Sir Isaac Alfred (1855-1948), judge and politician, was born at Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, on 6 August 1855, the eldest of the three children of Alfred Isaacs (d. 1904), a Polish-born tailor, of Auburn, Victoria, and his wife, Rebecca (d. 1912), the daughter of Abraham Abrahams of London. He was ...

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