|Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly |
1 November 1986 –2 December 1989
|Preceded by||Ken McElligott|
|Succeeded by||Ken Davies|
6 July 1934
Paddington, New South Wales, Australia
|Political party||National Party|
|Spouse(s)||Judith Margaret Manson (m.1970)|
|Occupation||Soldier, Real estate agent, Small business owner|
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