Atlee Arthur Hunt CMG (7 November 1864 – 19 September 1935) was a senior official in the Australian Public Service. He was appointed Secretary of the Department of External Affairs in 1901, the year of Australia's Federation.
|Secretary of the Department of External Affairs|
1 May 1901 – 13 November 1916
|Secretary of the Department of Home and Territories|
14 November 1916 – 17 February 1921
Atlee Arthur Hunt
7 November 1864
Fitzroy River, Queensland
|Died||16 September 1935 (aged 70)|
Perth, Western Australia
(m. 1897–1935; his death)
Life and careerEdit
Hunt began his career at the New South Wales Lands Department in 1879. To study for the Bar, Hunt resigned from the department in 1887. He was admitted to the Bar in 1892 and practiced until late 1900.
Hunt died in Perth on 16 September 1935.
In June 1910 Hunt was appointed a Companions of the Order of St Michael and St George.
- Davies, Helen M., "Hunt, Atlee Arthur (1864–1935)", Australian Dictionary of Biography, Australian National University, archived from the original on 4 March 2014
- "Obituary: Mr Atlee Hunt, CMG". The Sydney Morning Herald. 21 September 1935. p. 21.
- "Death of Mr. Atlee Hunt". The Australasian. Melbourne, Victoria. 28 September 1935. p. 9.
- CA 7: Department of External Affairs [I], Central Office, National Archives of Australia, retrieved 18 April 2014
- Search Australian Honours: HUNT, Atlee Arthur, Australian Government, archived from the original on 18 April 2014
| Secretary of the Department of External Affairs
1901 – 1916
as Secretary of the Department of Home and Territories
as Secretary of the Department of External Affairs
| Secretary of the Department of Home and Territories
1916 – 1921
as Secretary of the Department of Home Affairs
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