Jim Forbes (Australian politician)
Alexander James de Burgh Forbes CMG MC (16 December 1923 – 10 August 2019) was an Australian politician. He was a member of the Liberal Party. He was a government minister under five Prime Ministers: Robert Menzies, Harold Holt, John McEwen, John Gorton and William McMahon.
Forbes was born in Hobart, Tasmania. He served in the army during World War II, and was discharged in 1947. He later attended the University of Adelaide and Oxford University. Forbes lived for many years in the Adelaide eastern suburb of St Peters. He died at a hospital there, aged 95, on 10 August 2019.
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