|Member of the Australian Parliament |
10 December 1949 –15 November 1953
|Preceded by||William Scully|
|Succeeded by||Ian Allan|
|Born||1 August 1892|
Tamworth, New South Wales
|Died||15 November 1953 61) (aged|
Tamworth, New South Wales
|Political party||Australian Country Party|
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