People from Ballarat: Steve Bracks, James Scullin, Leslie Morshead, George Pell, David Hobson, Adam Goodes, Tony Lockett, Henry Bolte

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 198 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 47. Chapters: Steve Bracks, James Scullin, George Pell, Leslie Morshead, David Hobson, Adam Goodes, Henry Bolte, David Fleay, Tony Lockett, Michael Wooldridge, Peter Lalor, Evelyn Scotney, Frank Fenner, Craig Revel Horwood, Albert Coates, Guy Gaunt, Mick Malthouse, John Button, Henry Daglish, Steve Moneghetti, Thomas Daly, Amy Gillett, Shane Harwood, Bella Guerin, Gerry Francis Ridsdale, List of people from Ballarat, Francis "Frank" Hyett, Michelle Payne, Henry Seekamp, Thomas Hollway, Charles Doudiet, Percy Beames, Bill Hunter, Henry Ross, Peter Dunn, John Basson Humffray, Kimberley Davies, Darren Cheeseman, Peter Walsh, Geoff Tunbridge, Marjorie Parker, Val Lehman, John Davis, David Hirschfelder, Bryce Ives, Maxine Klibingaitis, Keith Hamilton, Hilda Stevenson, John Harry, Robyn Maher, Robert Richards, Rachael Taylor, Kellie Abrams, Henry Sutton. Excerpt: George Pell AC (born 8 June 1941) is an Australian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He is the eighth and current Archbishop of Sydney, serving since 2001. He previously served as auxiliary bishop (1987-96) and archbishop (1996-2001) of the Archdiocese of Melbourne. He was created a cardinal in 2003. Pell was born in Ballarat, Victoria, to George Arthur and Margaret Lillian (n e Burke) Pell. His father, a non-practising Anglican whose ancestors were from Leicestershire in England, was a heavyweight boxing champion; his mother was a devout Catholic of Irish descent. During World War II, his father served in the Australian Defence Force. His sister, Margaret, became a violinist with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. As a child, he underwent twenty-four operations to remove an abscess in his throat. Pell received his early education at Loreto Convent and at St. Patrick's College, both in his native Ballarat. One of his classmates at St. Patrick's was Paul Bongiorno. At St Pa...

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