kids encyclopedia robot

Paul de Jersey facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids

Paul de Jersey

AC KStJ QC
US Navy 110507-N-1X994-001 Members of the U.S. 7th Fleet Band are inspected by acting Governor and Chief Justice of Queensland the Honorable Paul d (cropped).jpg
Paul de Jersey in 2011
26th Governor of Queensland
Assumed office
29 July 2014
Monarch Elizabeth II
Premier Campbell Newman
Annastacia Palaszczuk
Preceded by Penelope Wensley
17th Chief Justice of Queensland
In office
17 February 1998 – 8 July 2014
Nominated by Rob Borbidge
Appointed by Peter Arnison representing Queen Elizabeth II
Governor Peter Arnison (1997–2003)

Quentin Bryce (2003–2008)

Penelope Wensley (2008–2014)
Preceded by John Macrossan
Succeeded by Timothy Carmody
Personal details
Born 21 September 1948 (1948-09-21) (age 73)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Nationality Australian
Alma mater University of Queensland
Awards Companion of the Order of Australia
Knight of the Order of St John
Military service
Allegiance Australia
Branch/service Australian Army Reserve
Years of service 1966–1971
Rank Lieutenant
Unit Queensland University Regiment

Paul de Jersey, AC, QC (born 21 September 1948) is an Australian jurist. He is the current Governor of Queensland since 2014. In November 2018 it was announced that de Jersey's original term had been extended by two years. From 1998 to 2014, he was Chief Justice of Queensland.

kids search engine
Paul de Jersey Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.