George Reid

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Rt.Hon Sir
George Reid
Sir George Reid
4th Prime Minister of Australia
In office
18 August 1904 – 5 July 1905
Preceded by Chris Watson
Succeeded by Alfred Deakin
Constituency East Sydney (New South Wales)
12th Premier of New South Wales
In office
3 August 1894 – 3 September 1899
Preceded by George Dibbs
Succeeded by Sir William Lyne
Personal details
Born 25 February 1845(1845-02-25)
Renfrewshire, Scotland
Died 12 September 1918(1918-09-12) (aged 73)
Political party Free Trade/Anti-Socialist

Sir George Houston Reid (25 February 1845 – 12 September 1918) was the fourth Prime Minister of Australia. He was the first Leader of the Opposition and leader of Free Trade Party. He moved to London after he retired and was elected to the House of Commons.

Reid was elected to the Australian Paliament in 1901 for the Division of East Sydney. He retired in 1910.

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