Paul, Victor Barry (1938-1994)

Megarrity, Lyndon (2018) Paul, Victor Barry (1938-1994). In: Nolan, Melanie, (ed.) Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Canberra, ACT, Australia.

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[Extract] Victor Barry John Paul (1938–1994), businessman, was born on 11 October 1938 at Marrickville, Sydney, son of Joseph Victor Paul, carrier, and his wife Emily Millicent Lillian, née Bullow. Barry was educated at Trinity Grammar School (1949–53) and West Sydney Technical College. He began his working life as a cadet with the Electricity Commission of New South Wales, where he remained for six years. During this period he became a qualified accountant, and on 7 February 1959 at Trinity Grammar's chapel he married Sydney-born Yvonne Kaye Alexander, a clerk; they later divorced.

Research Statement

Research Background This is a biographical entry for the Australian Dictionary of Biography, largely constructed through newspaper research.
Research Contribution My research contribution was total.
Research Significance The research is significant because it sheds light on an important Queensland housing and shopping centre developer of the 1980s who was also involved in National Party politics.
Item ID: 53402
Item Type: Book Chapter (Reference)
Keywords: History; Biography; Queensland; Business History; developers
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Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2018 02:35
FoR Codes: 21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2103 Historical Studies > 210303 Australian History (excl Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History) @ 50%
21 HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY > 2103 Historical Studies > 210304 Biography @ 50%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9505 Understanding Past Societies > 950503 Understanding Australias Past @ 100%
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