|President of the Australian Senate|
12 June 1951 – 7 September 1953
|Preceded by||Gordon Brown|
|Succeeded by||Alister McMullin|
|Senator for South Australia|
10 October 1944 – 27 September 1946
|Preceded by||Oliver Uppill|
|Succeeded by||Fred Beerworth|
22 February 1950 – 30 June 1968
|Born||16 September 1893|
Oakbank, South Australia
|Died||21 December 1977 (aged 84)|
Daw Park, South Australia
|Branch/service||Australian Imperial Force|
Second Australian Imperial Force
|Years of service||1915–1919|
|Unit||18th Battery, 6th Field Artillery (1915–19)|
13th Field Regiment (1941–42)
|Battles/wars||First World War|
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Edward William Mattner, MC, DCM, MM (16 September 1893 – 21 December 1977) was an Australian politician and soldier who served as a Senator for South Australia from 1944 to 1946 and 1950 to 1968. He was President of the Senate from 1951 to 1953.
Born in Oakbank, South Australia, he was educated at Adelaide High School and then the University of Adelaide, before becoming a farmer at Balhannah. He served in the Australian Imperial Force from 1915 to 1919, during which he was awarded the Military Cross, Distinguished Conduct Medal and Military Medal for heroism on the Western Front, and with the Second Australian Imperial Force from 1941 to 1942, acting as second-in-command of the 13th Field Regiment in New Guinea.
In 1944, he was appointed to the Australian Senate as a United Australia Party Senator for South Australia, filling the casual vacancy caused by the resignation of Oliver Uppill. Soon after his appointment, the UAP became the Liberal Party. Defeated in an attempt at re-election in 1946, he returned to the Senate in 1949. On 12 June 1951, he was elected President of the Senate, a position he held until 7 September 1953, when he was succeeded by Alister McMullin. He held his Senate seat until his retirement in 1967. Mattner died in 1977.
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