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