Vale Sir Ninian Stephen 1923-2017

31 Oct 2017


The Trust sends its condolences to Sir Ninian Stephen's family following the announcement of his death on Sunday 29 October 2017, age 94.

Sir Ninian Martin Stephen, KG, AK, GCMG, GCVO, KBE, KStJ, PC, QC was an Australian judge who served as the 20th Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1982 to 1987. He was previously a Justice of the High Court of Australia from 1972 to 1982.

Sir Ninian Stephen served as Patron in Chief to the Churchill Trust whilst Governor-General.

Sir Ninian was then made an honorary Life Member of the Churchill Trust in 1988.

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