Geoffrey Sandford Reed

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Birthday
14, 1892
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Dec 31, 1970 (78)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
14, 1892
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Dec 31, 1970 (78)

About

Australian politician who served as a judge in the Supreme Court of South Australia. He was also appointed the first Director-General of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation in 1949.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Adelaide to study law and was sworn in as a barrister in 1914.

Trivia

After his stint as the head of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation, he was knighted in 1950.

Family Life

He married Kathleen Matthews in 1918.

Associated With

He was a judge in the controversial trial of murderer Max Stuart, the sentence of which was protested by Don Dunstan.

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