In a piece on the Labor Blog, the Prime Minister pays tribute to the late Lionel Bowen, former deputy prime minister and member of Gough Whitlam’s government.
Farewell the Honourable Lionel Frost Bowen AC
Julia Gillard posted Sunday, 1 April 2012
Lionel Bowen was good Labor man, who was passionate for the cause of social justice, and who was renowned for his integrity, honesty and fairness.
read more of what PM Gillard had to say…
Bob Carr paid tribute to Bowen
His personality was very humble, he was the ordinary person’s representative in parliament… He was one of nature’s gentlemen.
Kristina Keneally described Bowen as
a true gentleman, great family man, and a strong voice for Labor values.
for more on Lionel Bowen: here
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