Harold Holt

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Birthday
5, 1908
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Dec 17, 1967 (59)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
5, 1908
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Dec 17, 1967 (59)

About

Australian politician who served in Parliament from 1949 to 1967 and was the 17th Prime Minister of Australia from 1966 to 1967.

Before Fame

He served as Treasurer of Australia from 1958 to 1966 and was responsible for establishing the Reserve Bank of Australia and converting the country to decimal currency.

Trivia

He disappeared while swimming in December 1967 and was presumed to have drowned.

Family Life

He married an old lover, Zara Dickins, in 1946 and adopted her three sons from a previous marriage.

Associated With

He supported Lyndon B. Johnson during the Vietnam War and is known for having said "All the way with LBJ!"