Johnson, Byron Ingemar

JOHNSON, Byron Ingemar, merchant, politician, premier 29 Dec 1947–1 Aug 1952 (b 10 Dec 1890, Victoria; d 12 Jan 1964, Victoria). Following WWI he and his brothers ran a building supply company in VICTORIA. He entered politics in 1933 when he was elected to the provincial legislature as a LIBERAL. He lost in the 1937 election and returned to his business until 1945, when he was again elected to the legislature as a member of the COALITION GOVERNMENT led by John HART. Two years later he...

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