GOVERNORS-GENERAL

John Kerr
Australia Crest

Kerr sacked the Whitlam government on November 11th, 1975.

Educated at Fort Street High School.

Well known for his speech at the Melbourne Cup when he slurred his words and stumbled during the prize giving ceremony. When he was G.G. he often popped round to Kirribilli House to replenish the bar stocks at Admiralty House.

Sir John Kerr died on 16th March, 1991, aged 76.


Copyright © Dinkum Aussies 1999 All Rights Reserved,
feedback to Webmaster