John McEwen __ "Sir John "Black Jack"
McEwen, GCMG, CH (29 March 1900 – 20 November 1980), was an
Australian politician and 18th Prime Minister of Australia."
You will find an encyclopedic article with links to additional
resources. - illustrated - From wikipedia -
John McEwen __ "John McEwen was what used
to be known as a 'black Scot'. He was a tall, strong man with hair
and eyebrows black as a crow's wing: upright in every sense of the
word, aggressive, ruthlessly determined to get his own way and
inflexible in defence of Country Party policies." A good look
at the life of John McEwen along with additional political and party
information. - From Robertsbridge and Langlen -
Prime Ministers of Australia - McEwen __ "Our third 'care-taker' Prime Minister was John McEwen, who took over the role of PM in 1967 after Harold Holt disappeared while swimming in heavy surf. McEwen, who had been leader of the Country Party and Deputy Prime Minister for nine years,..."
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/qgy5c