McMahon, William (1908-1988)

Also known as
McMahon, Billy (1908-1988)
McMahon, William, (Sir) (1908-1988)
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Prime Minister
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Biographies

Sir William McMahon (1908-1988), prime minister, was born on 23 February 1908 at Redfern, Sydney, second surviving son of Sydney-born parents William Daniel McMahon, law clerk, and his wife Mary Ellen...

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Australia has had few politicians who were as essentially competent, technically able, and doggedly persistent as Sir William McMahon, the former Australian Prime Minister who died yesterday. The qualities...

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Resources by William McMahon (147)

  1. William McMahon interviews, Senate address and address at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment in the William McMahon collection
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1974-1975 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 114,664.344)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 114,664.344)

  2. William McMahon address to Actuaries and Students with questions and answers on the 22 November 1976 in the William McMahon collection
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1976 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 107,157.641)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 107,157.641)

  3. William McMahon interviewed on PM in the William McMahon collection
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1975 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 106,507.055)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 106,507.055)

  4. William McMahon interviewed by Jenny Brooker about Eric Laidlaw Robinson's resignation in the William McMahon collection
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1979 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 104,620.531)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 104,620.531)

  5. William McMahon interviewed on Channel 10 following the 1975 Australian federal election in the William McMahon collection
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1975 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 103,963.82)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 103,963.82)

  6. William McMahon interviewed during 1976 in the William McMahon collection
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1976 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 102,383.367)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 102,383.367)

  7. William McMahon interviews and address Why should Australia govern in the William McMahon collection
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1975 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,784.234)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,784.234)

  8. William McMahon collection, 1971-1972
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1971-1972 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,438.102)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,438.102)

  9. William McMahon interviewed on the ABC, 8 June 1976, and recording from the Senate, 1977, in the William McMahon collection
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1976 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,129.008)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,129.008)

  10. William McMahon interviewed on Channel 9 about the Treasurer's position in the William McMahon collection
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1977 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 100,977.094)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 100,977.094)

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Resources about William McMahon (147)

  1. William McMahon interviews, Senate address and address at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment in the William McMahon collection
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1974-1975 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 114,462.555)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 114,462.555)

  2. William McMahon address to Actuaries and Students with questions and answers on the 22 November 1976 in the William McMahon collection
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1976 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 107,468.57)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 107,468.57)

  3. William McMahon interviewed on PM in the William McMahon collection
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1975 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 106,204.93)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 106,204.93)

  4. William McMahon interviewed by Jenny Brooker about Eric Laidlaw Robinson's resignation in the William McMahon collection
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1979 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 104,961.383)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 104,961.383)

  5. William McMahon interviewed on Channel 10 following the 1975 Australian federal election in the William McMahon collection
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1975 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 103,564.055)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 103,564.055)

  6. William McMahon interviewed during 1976 in the William McMahon collection
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1976 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 102,086.555)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 102,086.555)

  7. William McMahon interviews and address Why should Australia govern in the William McMahon collection
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1975 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,447.695)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,447.695)

  8. William McMahon interviewed on Channel 9 about the Treasurer's position in the William McMahon collection
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1977 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,248.008)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,248.008)

  9. William McMahon collection, 1971-1972
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1971-1972 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,108.93)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,108.93)

  10. William McMahon interviewed on the ABC, 8 June 1976, and recording from the Senate, 1977, in the William McMahon collection
    McMahon, William, 1908-1988
    [ Sound : 1976 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,049.109)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101,049.109)

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  1. McMahon, Franklin (1921-)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 34,934.789)

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  2. McMahon, Gregan (-1941)
    Actor; Theatrical Producer; Producer; Director
    ... Gilbert, William Schwenck ... Gregan McMahon (1874-1941), actor and theatrical producer, was born on 2 March 1874 in Sydney ... , elder son of Irish-born John Terence McMahon, clerk, and his wife Elizabeth, née Gregan. He was educated... ...
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  3. McMahon, William
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 19,680.768)

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  1. Portrait of William McMahon, Prime ...
    Australian Info ...
    [ Photograph : 1971-1972 ]
    Portrait of William McMahon, Prime Minister of Australia from 1971-1972 / Australian Information Service
  2. Portrait of Sir William McMahon / I ...
    Hele, Ivor, Sir ...
    [ Art work : 1972 ]
    Portrait of Sir William McMahon / Ivor Hele
  3. [Caricature portrait of Billy McMah ...
    Pickering, Larr ...
    [ Art work : 1973 ]
    [Caricature portrait of Billy McMahon] Pickering
  4. Positions wanted : Prophet / Pryor
    Pryor, Geoff, 1 ...
    [ Art work : 1982 ]
    Positions wanted : Prophet / Pryor
  5. Portrait of William McMahon, Libera ...
    [ Photograph : 1950 ]
    Portrait of William McMahon, Liberal member for Lowe, N.S.W., June 1950
  6. "It's for your own good! You were b ...
    McCrae, Stewart ...
    [ Art work : 1971-1972 ]
    "It's for your own good! You were becoming addicted to it!" [Bill McMahon to A.M.A., locking fee rise away with dangerous drugs] McCrae
  1. McMahon and others v. Brooks William.
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Tuesday 5 November 1901 [Issue No.926] p 8569

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... In the Supreme Court of Mew South Wnlea. Sheriff's Office, Sydney, 2nd November, 1901 McMahon and ... others v. Brooks William. ujn Friday, the sixth day of December, at noon, unless the writ of fieri facias ... 187 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5,594.6)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5,594.6)

  2. RE will of WILLIAM TERENCE McMAHON, late of 20
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 23 July 1976 [Issue No.94] p 3137

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... RE will of WILLIAM TERENCE McMAHON, late of 20 Trevor Street, Lilyfield, in the State of New South ... , the executrix of the will of the said William Terence McMahon, who died on 10th November, 1974, hereby ... 183 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,688.502)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4,688.502)

  3. RE will (and codicil) of MARGARET McMAHON, late of
    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 8 December 1944 [Issue No.119] p 2103

    Government Gazette Private Notices

    ... RE will (and codicil) of MARGARET McMAHON, late of Coolac, in the State of New South Wales, widow ... Infants Act, 1916-3938. and Trustee Act, 1925-1940), Otho Patrick McMahon and Daniel Augustine Cyril ... 172 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,811.692)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3,811.692)

  1. The true story of William McMahon
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Radio National
    [ Sound : 2018 ]
    At ABC Radio National
    The true story of William McMahon
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 445.684)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 445.684)

  2. [Interview with Jim McMahon] [interviewed by Bill Bunbury]
    McMahon, Jim
    [ Sound : 1994 ]
    At WA State Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 378.05)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 378.05)

  3. A current affair from 29 November 1976 in the William McMahon collection
    Donovan, John
    [ Sound : 1976 ]
    At National Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 378.021)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 378.021)

  4. The voyage of Mary and William / Matt McMahon
    McMahon, Matt
    [ Sound : 2015 ]
    At Wollongong City
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 173.788)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 173.788)

  1. James McMahon and descendants
    Anderson, James
    [ Map ]
    At RHSV Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 369.834)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 369.834)

  2. [McMahons Point subdivision plans]
    [ Map : 1881-1920 ]
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    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 100.441)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 100.441)

  3. [Allotments of land belonging to John Blue, Susannah Blue, Mary Blue, William Blue and Robert Blue]
    [ Map : 1816-1845 ]
    At State Library of NSW
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 84.793)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 84.793)

  1. Australian Prime Ministers: William McMahon
    Australian Prime Ministers:  William McMahon
    Created by TroveTopics, 18 items.

    Key resources about Australia's 20th Prime Minister.

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 612.719)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 612.719)

  2. McMahon Family
    McMahon Family
    Created by ajtjones, 6 items.

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 325.272)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 325.272)

  3. Possible McMahon
    Possible McMahon
    Created by bddtjm, 7 items.

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 315.791)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 315.791)

  1. William McMahon : portrait sitter file
    McMahon, William
    [ Book : 1900 ]
    At Nat Portrait Gall
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 831.791)

  2. William McMahon : the politics of power
    McMahon, William, Sir, 1908-
    [ Book : 1976 ]
    At ANU Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 795.103)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 795.103)

  3. Rt. Hon. Sir William McMahon
    Australia. Department of the Parliamentary Library
    [ Government publication, Book : 1994 ]
    At Parliament Library
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 691.05)

  4. Reports of cases argued and determined in the Rolls Court in Ireland, during the time of the right hon. Sir William McMahon, bart ... / by William Hogan
    Hogan, William, 1792-1874
    [ Book : 1816-1838 ]
    At 5 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 432.513)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 432.513)

  1. SIR WILLIAM MCMAHON
    Fraser, Malcolm
    [ Article : 1982 ]
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    At 2 libraries
    SIR WILLIAM MCMAHON
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  2. WILLIAM McMAHON
    The bulletin.
    [ Article : 1977 ]
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    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    WILLIAM McMAHON
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    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 621.532)

  3. William McMahon - Fact sheet 215
    National Archives of Australia
    [ Article : 2011 ]
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    At National Archives
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 512.054)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 512.054)

  4. Death of Sir William McMahon
    Australia. Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade;
    Australian foreign affairs record.
    [ Article : 1988 ]
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    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    Death of Sir William McMahon
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  1. McMAHON'S.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Tuesday 21 February 1922 p 10 Article
    ... McMAHON'S. H-A. B. Wheaton, 243, Unley-road, Unley; Joe Bentty. 21. Moutpelier-street. Parkside; A ... . Cox, c.o wood & kenny, king William- <*> street; H. Wolfson, 46. Brown-street; E. A. TCoKstm, ?A ... 545 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7,596.125)

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  2. McMAHON'S
    Daily Herald (Adelaide, SA : 1910 - 1924) Tuesday 21 February 1922 p 4 Article
    ... MeMAHON'S . <31) JL SB/ - Wheafcon, *£43 pniey .road, Unler.; -Joe S<gttyv;:2L Mqgfcpfficg. street ... , .Parade. ' A eOo^,e/b'.;*ffbQ& 4cr*JEca^nj^ Say -William street. 1 3L-&OTo!SBofa, 46a Bibwsi «t»et. JL ^A ... 186 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7,535.921)

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  3. MR. WILLIAM McMAHON
    Raymond Terrace Examiner and Lower Hunter and Port Stephens Advertiser (NSW : 1912 - 1955) Thursday 14 October 1937 p 3 Article
    ... ? ♦ ? 1 — ':i MR. WILLIAM McMAHON'; The death occurred, of Mr. William McMahon, of Pacific Highway ... illness from a fatal issue. The late Mr. McMahon was 78 years old, and bom at Balmain, but came to Raymond ... 201 words
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 7,487.729)

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  1. Condolence motion - Sir William McMahon
    [ Unpublished : 1988 ]
    View online
    At UniSA Archives
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  2. McMAHON, William
    [ Unpublished ]
    At RHSV Library
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  3. McMAHON, William
    [ Unpublished ]
    At RHSV Library
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