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Neville Wran

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Wran in 2010
35th Premier of New South Wales
Elections: 1976, 1978, 1981, 1984
In office
14 May 1976 – 4 July 1986
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor Sir Roden Cutler (1976–81)
Sir James Rowland (1981–86)
Deputy Jack Ferguson (1976–84)
Ron Mulock (1984–86)
Preceded by Sir Eric Willis
Succeeded by Barrie Unsworth
Member of the New South Wales Parliament
for Bass Hill
In office
17 November 1973 – 4 July 1986
Preceded by Clarrie Earl
Succeeded by Michael Owen
Personal details
Neville Kenneth Wran

(1926-10-11)11 October 1926
Paddington, New South Wales, Australia
Died 20 April 2014(2014-04-20) (aged 87)
Elizabeth Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Political party Australian Labor Party
Spouse(s) Marcia Oliver (m. 1946–76; divorced)
Jill Hickson (m. 1976–2014; his death)
Children 4
Occupation Lawyer
Nickname(s) Nifty

Neville Kenneth Wran, AC, CNZM, QC (11 October 1926 – 20 April 2014) was an Australian politician and lawyer. He was served as the Premier of New South Wales from 1976 until 1986. He was National President of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) from 1980 to 1986. He was also Chairman of both the Lionel Murphy Foundation and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) from 1986 to 1991.

Wran was born in Paddington, New South Wales and was educated in Balmain. He was married twice and had five children.

Wran died from dementia on 20 April 2014 in Elizabeth Bay, New South Wales. He was 87.

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