Jim Cairns

 

 

Age: 91

 

Summary: Australian controversial politician who was deputy prime minister and treasurer in the Whitlam government of the 1970's, who was a leading opponent to Australia's participation in the Vietnam War, but many of whose accomplishments were overshadowed by the scandal of a high-profile affair with his personal secretary.

 

 

Cause of Death: Pneumonia

 

Born: October 4, 1912

 

Died: October 14, 2003

 

Location: Melbourne, Australia