Born-August 3, 1856 Melbourne
Died- October 7, 1919 South Yarra Melbourne
Spouse ( Wife)-Pattie Browne
Children- Vera Deakin, Stella Deakin, Ivy Deakin
Previous Offices-prime Minister of Australia ( 1909-19190
Alfred Deakins Daughters ( Listen carefuly)
Fact File on Alfred Deakin
- Alfred Deakin was an Australian politician and was a leader of the movement for Australian federation and later the second Prime Minister of Australia.
- Deakin was a lawyer who liked dabbling in politics. In the late nineteenth century, Deakin spent 20 years in colonial politics.
- Alfred was educated at the Melbourne Church of England Grammar School and the University of Melbourne, from which he graduated in law in 1877. He was admitted as a barrister in 1878, but finding little work, became a journalist with the age newspaper.