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Billy Snedden (1950)

 
Billy Snedden

Speaker of the House of Representatives

  • Admitted as legal practitioner 1951
  • Member of the House of Representatives for Bruce
  • Commonwealth Attorney-General, 1964-1966
  • Minister for Immigration 1966-1969
  • Minister for Labour and National Service 1969-1971
  • Treasurer 1971-1972
  • Held various other ministerial portfolios in the Coalition Government 1966-1972
  • Leader of the Liberal Party 1972-1975
  • Speaker of the House of Representatives, 1976-1983
  • Knighted 1978
  • UWA Football Blue (1951)