Alfred Deakin __ "Alfred Deakin (3 August 1856
– 7 October 1919), Australian politician, was a leader of the movement
for Australian federation and later second Prime Minister of Australia."
You will find an encyclopedic article along with links to related
materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia -
Alfred Deakin __ "Alfred Deakin was so
idealistic that when he was first elected to the Victorian Parliament,
he resigned immediately because he believed that administrative bungling
of the poll had given him an unfair advantage. In the subsequent
by-election, the voters rewarded his honesty by electing his opponent."
A good overview of his life along with a lot of additional information.
- illustrated - From Robertsbridge and Langlen -
Guide to the papers of Alfred Deakin __ A guide
to the papers of Alfred Deakin held and selectively digitised by the
National Library of Australia. - From gov.au -
Prime Ministers of Australia - Deakin __ "Alfred Deakin, our second Prime Minister - one of the two Prime Ministers who held the position three times! Deakin was a lawyer who liked dabbling in politics. In the late 19th Century, Barton and Deakin spent twenty years in colonial politics."
You will find an overview of his life and public career. The portrait
above is from this page. - From National Museum of Australia - http://tinyurl.com/qpefc