Richard Casey

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Birthday
29, 1890
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Jun 17, 1976 (85)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
29, 1890
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Jun 17, 1976 (85)

About

Political leader who served as Governor-General of Australia from 1965 to 1969. Prior to holding that office, he had served as colonial governor of Bengal.

Before Fame

He studied engineering at the University of Melbourne, but transferred to Trinity College, Cambridge in England.

Trivia

He was appointed Australian Ambassador to the United States in 1940.

Family Life

He married Ethel Marian Ryan in 1926; they raised one son and one daughter.

Associated With

In 1960, he was appointed to the House of Lords by Queen Elizabeth II and was given the title of Baron.

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