Walter Murdoch

Sir Walter Logie Forbes Murdoch, KCMG was a prominent Australian academic and essayist famous for his intelligence, wit, and humanity. He was a founding professor of English and former Chancellor of the University of Western Australia in Perth, Western Australia. A member of the prominent Australian Murdoch family, he was the father of Catherine, later prominent as Dr Catherine King MBE, a radio broadcaster in Western Australia; the uncle of both Sir Keith, a journalist and newspaper executive and Ivon, a soldier in the Australian Army; the great uncle of Rupert Murdoch, an international media proprietor; and a great–great uncle to Rupert's children Elisabeth, Lachlan and James. ... more on Wikipedia

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