|Member of the Australian Parliament |
10 December 1949 –28 April 1951
|Preceded by||Don McLeod|
|Succeeded by||Don McLeod|
|Member of the Australian Parliament |
29 August 1953 –31 October 1966
|Preceded by||Allan McDonald|
|Succeeded by||Tony Street|
Ewen Daniel Mackinnon
11 February 1903
|Died||7 June 1983 80) (aged|
|Political party||Liberal Party of Australia|
Muriel Jean Russell
|Alma mater||Oxford University|
|Years of service||1940–1944|
|Unit||Volunteer Defence Corps|
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