Biographical entry Hasluck, Paul Meernaa Caedwalla (1905 - 1993)
Rt Hon. Sir
Freemantle, Western Australia, Australia
- Governor-General (Australia), Historian, Poet, Politician, Public Servant and Writer of Inscription
Paul Meernaa Caedwalla Hasluck was an historian, poet, public servant, politician and the 17th Governor-General of Australia (1969-74). Born in Freemantle, Western Australia, Hasluck joined the Department of External Affairs in 1941. Elected member for Curtin (Western Australia) for the Liberal Party, Hasluck served in the House of Representatives from 1949 to 1969. He was Minister for Territories (1951-63), Minister for Defence (1963-64) and Minister for External Affairs (1964-69). In 1932, he married Alexandra Darker in 1932. He died in 1993.
'Hasluck, Rt. Hon. Sir Paul Meernaa Caedwalla.' In Who's Who in Australia 1993, 29th edition, 608. Melbourne: Information Australia, 1993.