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Watson [formerly Tanck], John Christian [Chris] (1867–1941), trade unionist and prime minister of Australia

Bede Nairn

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/36773

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Watson [formerly Tanck], John Christian [Chris] (1867–1941), trade unionist and prime minister of Australia, was born on 9 April 1867 at Valparaíso, Chile, the only child of Johan Christian Tanck, and his wife, Martha, née Minchin (d. c.1890). Tanck was the chief officer of the brig ...

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Subjects: Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; Politics

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