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Robert Campbell Hannah
(Cal 1851-1929)
Elizabeth Campbell Wilson
Thomas Oliver Guthrie
(Cal 1875-)
Jessie Blackwood Hannah

Rutherford Campbell Guthrie


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Rutherford Campbell Guthrie

  • Born: 28 Nov 1899, Donald, Victoria 1
  • Died: 20 Feb 1990

  General Notes:
Guthrie, Sir Rutherford Campbell
28 November 1899 (Donald, Victoria)
Died 20 February 1990.
Parents: Thomas Oliver, grazier, and Jenny Hannah
Marriage: 29 Nov 1927 Rhona Mary McKeller (dec. 7 Sept 1989), 2s.
Occupation: Farmer and grazier
Religion: Church of England
Education: Melbourne Grammar School, Cambridge University, BA 1921.
Career: WWI, Royal Field Artillery 1918-1919, 2nd leut, returned to Aust. 1922, farming, grazing and sheep and cattle stud Warrawidgee, Linton, 2nd Australian Imperial Force 1939-1944, 9th Division Cavalry Regiment, major, wounded El Alamein, mid, member Central Highlands Regional Development committee, Ballarat Legacy, Ballarat Agric Society, Corriedale Breeders' Association, director and chairman Phosphate Co-operative Co Ltd from 1949, director Fed Woolen Mills Ltd, Perpetual Executors and Trustees Association, office-bearer Skipton RSL, CMG 1960, Kt 1968, retired to Gisborne 1973, Melbourne Club. Nephew of Senator James Francis Guthrie. Ripon shire councillor 1946-1974, president 1951-1952, 1954-1955, 1963-1964
Party: Liberal Party; Liberal Country Party
Party Note: State president 1956-1960, treasurer 1960-1963
House Electorate Start * End * MLA Ripon November 1947 April 1950 Defeated
Other seats contested: Ripon 1952
Appointments: Minister of Lands and of Soldier Settlement Dec 1948-June 1950

References: Who's Who in Australia 1950-1983, personal information
Initial data source: Browne, G, 'Biographical Register of the Victorian Parliament 1900-84', 1985
Last update: 1985 (last date the record was checked and updated)
*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected


1 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Index,, Family Name: GUTHRIE
Given Name(s): Rutherford Campbell
Sex: Male
Event: BIRTH
Father's Name: Thos Oliver
Mother's Name: HANNAH - Jessie Blackwood
Spouse's Family Name:
Spouse's Given Name(s):
Birth Place: DONALD
Death Place:
Registration Year: 1900
Registration Number: 2704.