CASS, MOSES ("Moss") HENRY


CASS, MOSES ("Moss") HENRY (1927– ), Australian politician. Born in Corrigin, Western Australia, Cass became a physician and was medical director of the Trade Union Clinic in Melbourne. From 1969 to 1983 he served as Australian Labour Party member of the House of Representatives for Maribyrnong in northern Melbourne. Cass held cabinet office under Gough Whitlam (1972–75), serving as the environment minister and, later, as minister for the media.

[William D. Rubinstein (2nd ed.)]


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