Clyde Packer

Clyde Packer

Australian Politician + Managing Director
Born Jul 22, 1935

Robert Clyde Packer, usually known as "Clyde", was the son of Australian newspaper magnate Frank Packer and the elder brother of media baron Kerry Packer. Clyde Packer was originally intended to be his father's heir before a falling-out resulted in Kerry inheriting the family business.… Read More

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1935 Birth Born in 1935.


1967 32 Years Old Among his many business activities, Packer founded the independent Spin Records label, which released many successful singles and albums from 1967 to 1972, including the original Australian cast recording of the rock musical Hair.
1972 37 Years Old Clyde was the elder son of media baron Sir Frank Packer. In 1972 his first marriage broke up and he had a public falling-out with his father. … Read More


1976 41 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1976 he sold his quarter share of the family business for A$4 million to his younger brother Kerry, who went on to become Australia's richest man. … Read More


2001 66 Years Old Died in 2001.
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