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Clive Latham Baillieu, 1st Baron Baillieu, KBE, CMG (1907)

Clive Latham Baillieu studied law at the University of Melbourne, graduated from Magdalen College, Oxford University with the degree of Master of Arts, and was admitted to practice as a Barrister at law in 1914.

He gained the rank of Major in the Australian Imperial Forces during World War l, and gained the rank of Temporary Lieutenant- Colonel in the Royal Flying Corps. He was invested as an Officer, Order of the British Empire in 1918, as a Companion, Order of St. Michael and St George in 1929, and as a Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire in 1938.

From 1942 until his retirement he held many senior positions in government and industry. These included Chairman of Central Mining and Investment Corporation between 1945 and 1955, Head of British Trade Mission to Argentina in 1944; Chairman of Dunlop Rubber Company 1949 – 1957; Director of English Scottish and Australian Bank Limited and Joint President of Dalgety and New Zealand Loan Ltd.

He was created 1st Baron Baillieu of Sefton, Commonwealth of Australia and of Parkwood Co. Surrey, UK in 1953.

(1889 – 1967)