Peter Drummond (politician)

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Peter Drummond
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Forrest
In office
2 December 1972 5 June 1987
Preceded by Frank Kirwan
Succeeded by Geoff Prosser
Personal details
Born21 August 1931
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Died10 December 2013 (aged 82)
Albany, Western Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
OccupationFarmer

Peter Hertford Drummond (21 August 1931 – 10 December 2013) was an Australian politician. Born in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, he moved to Western Australia where he farmed at Mount Barker before entering politics.

In 1972, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Liberal member for Forrest, defeating one-term Labor member Frank Kirwan. He held the seat until his retirement in 1987. [1]

Drummond died on 10 December 2013 [2] in Albany, Western Australia. [3]

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References

  1. Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 30 July 2008.
  2. "Live Minutes, House of Representatives". Chamber Documents, Australian Parliament Website. 2014. Archived from the original on 28 February 2014. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
  3. "Peter DRUMMOND Obituary". The West Australian.
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Frank Kirwan
Member for Forrest
1972–1987
Succeeded by
Geoff Prosser