Richard Gardiner Casey Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Trinity College, Cambridge, 1913.
Began as engineer, 1913. Liaison officer between Australian Government and foreign office, 1924-1931. Member House of Representatives for Corio, 1931-1940.
Assistant Federal treasurer, 1933-1935. Treasurer, 1935-1939, minister in charge of development, 1937-1939, minister for supply and development, 1939-1940. Australian minister to the United States from 1940.
Appointed Privy Councillor, 1939.
Served in World War, 1914-1918 (metioned in despatches). Member Australian delegate to Coronation and Imperial Conference, 1937. Clubs: Oxford, Cambridge (London).
Married Ethel Marian Sumner Ryan, June 24, 1926. Children: Jane Alice Camilla, Richard Charles Donn.