AUSTRALIA: Isaacs and Isaac Isaacs

Plantagenet itself is not so great a name in Britain now as Isaacs. When Rufus Daniel Isaacs retired, upon receiving his present rank of Marquess of Reading (TIME, May 3, 1926), he had been Viceroy of India and Lord Chief Justice of England. He ranks today as the foremost Liberal "elder statesman." And last week the Empire was again made acutely Isaacs-conscious. In Melbourne, Australia, that vigorous, strong-faced old jurist, Sir Isaac Isaacs, is Chief Justice of the Dominion. He it was to whom Laborite Prime Minister James Henry Scullin turned...

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