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Sir Clifden Henry Andrews Eager

Born
14 June 1882 (Sorrento, Victoria)
Died
11 August 1969
Parents
Clifden Henry, Church of England reader, b. Ireland, and Kate Amelia Andrews
Marriage

Marital Status: c1909 Ernestine Isabella May Campton; 4s. 1d.

Education
State school, Melbourne Education Institute, Melbourne University, LLB 1909, LLM 1910
Career

Barrister

Admitted to Commonwealth Institute of Accountants 1905; called to Bar 1911 (New South Wales 1939), specialised in commercial, income tax, copyright and local government law; KC 1935; chairman Equity Trustees Company Ltd (1949), Mutual Store Ltd, Moldex Ltd, Pearl Assurance Company Ltd, Aust. Cement Ltd; director Metropolitan Industries (1962), Investors Pty Ltd; chairman Sir William Angliss Fund; member State War Advisory Council 1940-1945; vice-president Trinity Grammar School; president Royal Society of St George.

Party
Nationalist
United Australia Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Country Party
HouseElectorateStart End
Legislative CouncilEast Yarra1 February 19301 June 1958By-election, Defeated

*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.
Inaugural Speech
References
Barry O. Jones, 'Eager, Sir Clifden Henry Andrews (1882–1969)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/eager-sir-clifden-henry-andrews-10087/text17799, published first in hardcopy 1996,
Award
Knighted in 1945 and elevated to K.B.E. in 1952. KC 1935; Kt 1945; KBE 1952;

Last updated: 30th April 2019