Biographical entry McBride, Philip Albert Martin (1892 - 1982)


18 June 1892
Kooringa, South Australia, Australia
14 July 1982


Philip Albert Martin McBride was a politician from South Australia. After serving in South Australian state politics he was a United Australia Party senator for South Australia 1937-43. He served as Minister for Supply and Development and Minister for Munitions (1940-41) and Minister for the Army (1940). Elected member for Wakefield (South Australia) for the Liberal Party, McBride served in the House of Representatives 1946-58. He was Minister for Interior (1949-50) and Minister for Defence (1950-58). After leaving parliament, McBride was Federal President of the Liberal Party from 1960 to 1965.


Lee, David. McBride, Sir Philip Albert (1892-1982), Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. Published in hard copy 2012, accessed online 26 November 2013.

'McBride, Rt. Hon. Sir Philip Albert Martin.' In Who's Who in Australia, 23rd ed. Melbourne: Herald and Weekly Times, 1980.

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