William Morris Hughes

By Kaleb Clenton

William Morris Hughes

William Morris Hughes was Australias longest serving prime minister until 1957 when Robert Menzies overtook Hughes record term from 1915 till 1923. Hughes other record still stands: no parliamentrian has surpassed his 51 years and 7 months of continuous service as a member of australias House of Reprasentatives from the 1st parliament in 1901 to the 20th in 1952. WM Hughes contested three elections in colonial New South Whales in 1894,1895 and 1898.