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Johnny Jarrett (Patten)

John Trevor Patten, known professionally as Johnny Jarrett, is an Australian Aboriginal Elder and community leader, former rugby league player and professional boxer.[pullquote-right]In 1957 Patten was offered a contract by the South Sydney Rabbitohs...

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Remembering Jack Patten (1905 – 1957)

John Thomas Patten (28 March, 1905 – 12 October, 1957) was an Australian Aboriginal leader, professional boxer, journalist and civil rights activist. Early Life John Thomas Patten was born March 28, 1905, at Cummeragunja,...