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John Lavett (John Leslie Lavett) was born on 18 December, 1926 in Sydney, New South Wales, is a diplomat. Discover John Lavett’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 80 years old?

Popular As John Leslie Lavett
Occupation N/A
Age 80 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born 18 December 1926
Birthday 18 December
Birthplace Sydney, New South Wales
Date of death (2006-10-22) Canberra
Died Place N/A
Nationality Australia

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Who Is John Lavett’s Wife?

His wife is Lorna Mathie
​ ​(m. 1955; d. 1959)​ – Patricia Louise Scown

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Wife Lorna Mathie
​ ​(m. 1955; d. 1959)​ – Patricia Louise Scown
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Children John, Thomas, James, Jennifer

John Lavett Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is John Lavett worth at the age of 80 years old? John Lavett’s income source is mostly from being a successful diplomat. He is from Australia. We have estimated
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, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2023 $1 Million – $5 Million
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Source of Income diplomat

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Lavett was appointed Ambassador to Burma in 1977 and remained in the role until 1980. Between 1980 and 1982 he was High Commissioner to Kenya.


From 1974 to 1977 Lavett was Deputy High Commissioner of Australia in Port Moresby. His appointment was shortly after the start of self-government in Papua New Guinea.


In 1973 Lavett was appointed as assistant secretary heading the West Asia and Middle East Branch in the Department of Foreign Affairs (the External Affairs Department had been renamed Foreign Affairs in 1970).


Lavett joined the Department of External Affairs in 1953. His first overseas posting as an officer of the Department began in June 1955 as third secretary at the Australian High Commission in Ottawa. He arrived in Canada as a newly-wed, having just married Lorna Mathie of Auburn. Lavett and his wife returned to Canberra in July 1958. Lorna died suddenly at Melbourne in December 1959.


After completing his secondary schooling at Scotch College, Melbourne, Lavett joined the Royal Australian Navy and was commissioned in 1945. In 1947 he was a Lieutenant aboard LST 3501. He spent several weeks in December 1947 helping to establish a base on Heard Island, which had just been transferred to Australia from the United Kingdom. On the expedition he also visited Macquarie Island. In 1964, Lavett Bluff and Cape Lavett on Macquarie Island were named in his honour.


John Leslie Lavett (18 December 1926 – 22 October 2006) was an Australian public servant and diplomat. He was Australian Ambassador to Burma from 1977 to 1980 and Australian High Commissioner to Kenya from 1980 to 1982. Prior to his diplomatic career he was in the Royal Australian Navy.

Lavett was born on 18 December 1926 in Sydney to Alma and John Lavett.