Born 26 July 1935
(East Melbourne, Victoria)
Died 16 September 2007.
Parents: Victor John, solicitor, and Phyllis Elizabeth Drake
Marriage: (1) 21 Sept 1964 Ann Marie Clementson; 2s. 2d.; (2) 22 Oct 1983 Kate Baillieu, 1d.
Education: Xavier College, Melbourne University, LLB, University of California
Career: Law clerk Arthur Robinson & Co., Melbourne, 1958-1962; legal officer BP Aust. 1963; legal articles 1964; solicitor with own practice at Toorak and Sunbury 1965-1971; before parl. founding member and twice president Junior Aust.-American Association, USA lecture tour 1963; trade commissioner, London, 1972-1973; commercial counsellor Aust. mission to EEC, Brussels, 1973-1975; senior trade commissioner, Nairobi, 1975-1976; Aust. delegate United Nations Commission for Trade and Development 1976; partner Ellison, Hewison & Whitehead, solicitors Melbourne 1976-1977; chairman Vic. Immigration Advisory Council 1977-1978; consultant Spencer Stuart & Associates, London, 1977-1979; secretary-general International Committee on Smoking Issues, Brussels, 1979-1980; director Vic. Promotion committee 1980-1981; general manager Vic. Economic Development Corporation 1981-1983; member Institute of Directors, London and Aust., Law Society of England, Aust. Law Council Trade Law committee; founding president Aust. Council for Europe; Aust. delegate OECD Technology Conference, Paris 1983; managing director Sirotech Ltd 1984-88. Partner and Head of International Dept of Goulden's Solicitors, London. Resident Partner in Brussels 1988-96. Legal Adviser to Minister of Justice, General Counsel to Central Bank of Eritrea 1998-99. Prahran city councillor 1965-1969
Party: Liberal Party
Party Note: Joined 1958, president South Yarra branch three years
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