John Watson (Australian politician)

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John Odin Wentworth Watson AM (born 25 January 1937) is an Australian politician. He was a member of the Liberal Party. He served as a Senator for Tasmania from 1978 to 2008. From July 2005 until he left parliament in June 2008, he was "the Father of the Senate."

Watson was born in Launceston, Tasmania.[1]

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  1. "Former Senator John Watson". Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 26 February 2020.