John Curtin

Prime Minister

About John and PM History

John was the only Australian Prime Minister to represent a Western Australian seat in the house of representatives. John led Australia through the most critical phases of World War 2. He was born on January 8th 1885 in Creswick. He died in Canberra on July the 5th 1945. He had 2 children. Curtin represented The Australian Labor Party.e is widely regarded as one of the greatest PM's. Years before he could vote he was active in Labor Politics. In his early 20's he combined journalism and politics and they remain his lifelong passions.
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