Accommodating work and family life
John Curtin's daughter, Elsie Macleod remembers her father as a heavy smoker

JCPML Records of Elsie Macleod . Interview of Elsie Macleod, 1994 &1995. JCPML00012. (Interviewer Ronda Jamieson)

RJ So would your father have been a heavy smoker, Elsie?

MACLEOD Oh yes. Oh, I would say he was almost nonstop. The only redeeming thing was that more often than not, I don't really remember him smoking without a cigarette holder. He didn't have a cigarette just in his mouth, he did have it in a holder, but I don't think it made that much difference.

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