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A plaque commemorates barrister and politician, Sir Littleton Ernest Groom.
Sir Littleton Ernest Groom, KCMG (22 April 1867 – 6 November 1936) was an Australian Commonwealth Minister, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Australia's 10th longest serving federal Parliamentarian (33 years and one month). He was a member of every non-Australian Labor Party ministry from 1905 to 1926.
He was a liberal protectionist, who believed in the extension of federal powers, but became increasingly opposed to the Australian Labor Party's socialist agenda.
|Address:||45 Constitution Avenue, St John the Baptist Anglican Church, Reid, 2612|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.28715|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Sub-Theme:||Government - Federal|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 15th April, 1938|
Sacred to the memory of the Hon. Sir Littleton Ernest Groom K.C.M.G., K.C., M.A., L.L.M., M.P., who died at Canberra Nov. 6th 1936.
A distinguished statesman
A devoted churchman
A worshipper in this church for many years
"I know that my redeemer liveth."