Sir Gerard Brennan
|10th Chief Justice of Australia|
21 April 1995 – 21 May 1998
|Nominated by||Paul Keating|
|Appointed by||Bill Hayden|
|Preceded by||Anthony Mason|
|Succeeded by||Murray Gleeson|
|Justice of the High Court of Australia|
12 February 1981 – 21 April 1995
|Appointed by||Malcolm Fraser|
|Preceded by||Harry Gibbs|
|Succeeded by||William Gummow|
Francis Gerard Brennan
22 May 1928
Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
|Died||1 June 2022(aged 94)|
(m. 1953; her death 2019)
Sir Francis Gerard Brennan (22 May 1928 – 1 June 2022) was an Australian lawyer and jurist. He was the 10th Chief Justice of Australia, appointed by Prime Minister Paul Keating in 1995. Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser appointed Brennan to the court in 1981.
References[change | change source]
- "The National Legal Eagle : Who's Who in the Legal Zoo: Sir Gerard Brennan AC, KBE – Former Chief Justice of the High Court". Epublications.bond.edu.au. 2010. Archived from the original on 9 November 2016. Retrieved 2016-11-11.
- The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. 2002. p. 755.