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Sir Edmund Barton

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Sir Edmund Barton Famous memorial

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Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death 7 Jan 1920 (aged 70)
Medlow Bath, Blue Mountains City, New South Wales, Australia
Burial Vaucluse, Waverley Council, New South Wales, Australia
Plot S-L-GE-244
Memorial ID 11081818 View Source

1st Australian Prime Minister. Born in Sydney, he was one of the main forces behind the Federation Movement. He led a delegation to England that led to Australia becoming a nation on January 1, 1901, and was active in framing the first Constitution. He served as Prime Minister from 1901 to 1903, then resigned to take a seat on the High Court, where he served for sixteen years. During his time as Prime Minister and Judge he did much to organize the new nation.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Bigwoo
  • Added: 3 Jun 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 11081818
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11081818/edmund-barton : accessed ), memorial page for Sir Edmund Barton (18 Jan 1849–7 Jan 1920), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11081818, citing South Head Cemetery, Vaucluse, Waverley Council, New South Wales, Australia ; Maintained by Find a Grave .