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Sir Stanley Burbury
KCMG KCVO KBE
|21st Governor of Tasmania|
5 December 1973 – 16 March 1982
|Monarch||Queen Elizabeth II|
|Preceded by||Sir Edric Bastyan|
|Succeeded by||Sir James Plimsoll|
3 December 1909|
Western Australia, Australia
|Died||24 April 1995
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Sir Stanley Charles Burbury, KCMG, KCVO, KBE (3 December 1909 – 24 April 1995) was an Australian jurist. He was the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Tasmania, and the first Australian-born person appointed as Governor of Tasmania 1973–82.
He was appointed Governor of Tasmania in 1973, the first Australian to hold the office.
He was also National President of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust.
He died on 24 April 1995 at Hobart, Tasmania.
The University of Tasmania has a lecture theatre named after Stanley Burbury.
Lieutenant-General Sir Edric Bastyan
|Governor of Tasmania
Sir James Plimsoll