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Two Jews Elected to Australian Parliament, Election Returns Show

July 1, 1964
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Two Jews were elected to both houses of parliament in last Saturday’s nationwide elections, it was reported today. Walter Jona, a prominent Jewish leader and a member of the Jewish Board of Deputies, was elected to the Legislative Assembly. Baron Snider, a retiring member of the Legislative Assembly, obtained a seat on the Legislative Council.

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