World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

John Spender

John Spender
QC
Member of the Australian Parliament
for North Sydney
In office
18 October 1980 – 24 March 1990
Preceded by Bill Graham
Succeeded by Ted Mack
Personal details
Born (1935-12-02) 2 December 1935 (age 78)
Sydney, New South Wales
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Spouse(s) Carla Zampatti (m. 1975–2010)
Relations Sir Percy Spender (father)
Alma mater Yale University
Profession Barrister

John Michael Spender QC (born 2 December 1935) is a former Australian politician, diplomat and barrister. Born in Sydney, the son of politician Percy Spender, he attended Yale University before becoming a barrister. In 1980 he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Liberal member for North Sydney. He held the seat until his defeat by prominent independent Ted Mack.[1] In 1996 he was appointed Australian Ambassador to France, a position he held until 2000.[2]

Spender was married to fashion designer Carla Zampatti and has three children. They married in 1975, but separated in 2008 and divorced in 2010.[3]

References

Preceded by
Bill Graham
Member for North Sydney
1980–1990
Succeeded by
Ted Mack
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Alan Brown
Australian Ambassador to France
1996–2000
Succeeded by
William Fisher


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.