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Langley "Lang" Frederick George Hancock

Birthplace: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Death: Died in Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Immediate Family:

Son of George Eldridge Hancock and Lillian Yeilding Mabel Hancock
Husband of Hope Margaret Hancock and <private> Porteous (Lacson)
Ex-husband of Susette Maley
Father of <private> Rinehart (Hancock)
Brother of Lily Kathleen Hancock; Sheila Laura Hancock and Jack Hancock
Half brother of <private> and <private>

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About Lang Hancock

Langley Frederick George "Lang" Hancock - was an Australian iron ore magnate from Western Australia who maintained a high profile in the competing spheres of business and politics. Famous initially for discovering the world's largest iron ore deposit in 1952 and becoming one of the richest men in Australia, he is now perhaps best remembered for his marriage to the controversial and much younger former maid Rose Porteous. Hancock's daughter, Gina Rinehart, was bitterly opposed to Hancock's relationship with Porteous. The conflicts between Rinehart and Porteous overshadowed his final years and continued until more than a decade after his death. Wikipedia EN

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Lang Hancock's Timeline

June 10, 1909
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Age 25
August 4, 1947
Age 38
July 6, 1985
Age 76
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
March 27, 1992
Age 82
Perth, Western Australia, Australia