Hon. James (Jim) Ford Cairns, PhD (b. 1914)

Dr Cairns was a senior lecturer in economic history at the University of Melbourne before standing for Parliament. He was a Member of the House of Representatives from 1955 to 1977 and served as Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Treasurer from 1974 to 1975.

Dr Cairns has published a number of works, including the following titles: Living with Asia (1965), Tariffs on Planning (1971), Growth to Freedom (1979), The Untried Road (1990) and Towards a New Society (1994). He lists his favourite recreation as sleeping.

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