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On February 11, 1948, Sir Isaac Isaacs, the first native-born, as well as first Jewish, governor-general of Australia, died, at the age of 92. Isaacs is remembered for his brilliant legal mind – he served on Australia’s supreme court for 24 years; for his concern for workers’ and women’s rights; and for a stubborn argumentative streak that earned him the dislike of many colleagues. He also was extremely...