Scullin, Sarah (1880–1962)

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Scullin, Sarah (1880–1962)

Australian prime-ministerial wife. Born Sarah Maria McNamara, 1880, in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia; died May 31, 1962, in Kew, Melbourne, Australia; m. James Scullin (prime minister of Australia, 1929–32), Nov 11, 1907; children: none.

Strongly interested in politics, sometimes filled in for her ailing husband, in particular making arrangements for a crucial Cabinet meeting, before the two left for London for the Imperial Conference (1930).

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