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Sir Archie Reuben Michaelis

19 December 1889 (St Kilda, Victoria)
22 April 1975
Frederick David, leather merchant, and Esther Zillah Phillips

Religion: Jewish

Marital Status: 14 Jan 1920, Sydney, Claire Esther Hart; 3d.

Wesley College and Harrow, England

Company director

Served Honorable Artillery Co., Royal Field Artillery 1914-1919, lieutenant Egypt, Aden and Salonika; joined family firm Michaelis Hallenstein and Co., leather merchants 1909,Managingchairman 1948-1965; chairman Associated Leathers Ltd 1949-1965; director Geo. Kinnear and Sons Pty Ltd 1953-1968, Kinnear Ropes (Aust.) Ltd 1954-1968; Kt 1952; president Vic. branch 1945 and chairman Patriotic Funds Council 1947-1951; president Vic. Jewish Advisory Board 1939-1940; vice-president Kipling Society, London, and president Vic. branch; member English Public Schools Association, Vic. Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen; v-president Alfred Hospital 1935-1972; patron St Kilda Welfare Organisation 

United Australia Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Country Party
HouseElectorateStart End
Legislative AssemblySt Kilda1 May 19321 October 1952Defeated

*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: Who's Who in Australia 1933-1974; Victoria, 'Parliamentary Debates' 23 Apr 1975, 5299-303; Age 23 Apr 1975; Southern Cross 30 Apr 1975; 'The Michaelis Hallenstein Story 1864-1964', Melbourne, 1964?; West, K., 'Power in the Liberal Party', Melbourne, 1965.

Data Source: Browne, G, 'Biographical Register of the Victorian Parliament 1900-84', 1985

Last updated: 22nd May 2019