Jenkins, Graham (1916-1997)

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Graham Jenkins (1916–1997), journalist and publisher, was born on 22 May 1916 at Canterbury, Melbourne, second of three children of Percy Northumberland Jenkins, accountant, and his wife Elsa Sarah, née Graham, both Victorian-born. In 1918 the family moved to Port Fairy, where his father had secured a management position with the Belfast and Koroit Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. Graham was educated at Port Fairy Higher Elementary School and Scotch College, Melbourne (1932–33). In July 1935 he joined the Camperdown Chronicle as a cadet journalist. He subsequently worked at the Sunraysia Daily at Mildura before securing a position on the Melbourne Argus in July 1938.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAustralian Dictionary of Biography
Place of PublicationCanberra
PublisherNational Centre of Biography, Australian National University
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2022


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