Australian politicianDied when: 78 years 99 days (939 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn
Edmund Jowett (6 January 1858 – 14 April 1936) was an Australian pastoralist and politician.He was born in England and arrived in Australia at the age of 18, eventually amassing vast pastoral holdings across Victoria, New South Wales, and Queensland.
Jowett was elected to federal parliament at the 1917 Grampians by-election, as a Nationalist.He joined the Country Party upon its formation in 1920.
He served as the party's inaugural deputy leader for just over one year, on a provisional basis under the leadership of William McWilliams.