Misha Lajovic

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Misha Lajovic
Milivoj Emil Lajovic.jpg
Senator for New South Wales
In office
13 December 1975 – 30 June 1985
Personal details
Born (1921-07-23)23 July 1921
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Died 5 June 2008(2008-06-05) (aged 86)
Nationality Slovenian Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Occupation Accountant

Milivoj ("Misha") Emil Lajovic (23 July 1921 – 5 June 2008) was an Australian politician of Slovene origin.

Born in Ljubljana, Slovenia, in what was then the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, he emigrated to Australia after the establishment of the Titoist regime in Yugoslavia in 1945. He became an accountant and marketing manager. In 1975, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Liberal Senator for New South Wales.[1] He held the seat until his retirement in 1985. He died in 2008.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Misha Lajovic and Andrew Theophanous (1984), 'The major political parties and ethnic affairs,' in James Jupp (ed.), Ethnic Politics in Australia, George Allen and Unwin, North Sydney, New South Wales. ISBN 0-86861-334-7
  2. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-11-10.