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Spring Bay Who's Who

Distinguished and Famous people from Spring Bay

Name Notable Achievements
Joseph Lyons Joseph Lyons was the 10th Prime Minister of Australia, serving from 1932 until his death in 1939. He was the first Australian Prime Minister to die in office. Lyons was born in Stanley, Tasmania, and spent his childhood in the nearby town of Spring Bay.
David Foster David Foster is an Australian musician and music producer. He is widely regarded as one of the most successful record producers in music history. Foster was born in Spring Bay, Tasmania, and has won 16 Grammy Awards throughout his career.
John Glover John Glover was an English-born Australian artist. He is known for his landscape paintings, especially of the Tasmanian countryside. Glover settled in Spring Bay, Tasmania in 1831 and produced some of his most famous works in the area.
Jimmy Watson Jimmy Watson was an Australian winemaker and founder of the prominent Jimmy Watson Trophy, awarded annually to the best one-year-old dry red wine produced in Australia. He was born in Spring Bay, Tasmania, and established his winery in the area.
John Dean John Dean is an Australian cricketer who played for Tasmania in the Sheffield Shield. Born in Spring Bay, Tasmania, Dean is known for his outstanding batting skills and has represented Australia in international cricket as well.
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