23 Feb 1925 (Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia)
20 Mar 2012 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)
Rupert Hamline and Melda Olive Hamline (nee Lane)
Married - Shirley Margaret Lockhart on 18 Aug 1949, 3 son(s), 1 daughter(s).
1. Correspondence and state schools
2. Church of England Grammar, East Brisbane
Church of England
1. Grazier, pastoralist, jackeroo, drover and station manager
2. Councillor, Winton Shire Council, 1955 to 1957
3. Flying Officer, Royal Australian Air Force, 1943 to 1945
Party and Political Activities
National Party (NP)
1. Member, National Party for many years of office
2. Member, Government Party Committees: Primary Industries; Land, Forestry and Water Resources; Health; Works and Housing, 1978 to 1980
3. Member, Government Party Committees: Lands; Primary Industries; Works and Housing; Health, 1975 to 1977
|Assembly||NP ||GREGORY ||07 Dec 1974||30 Nov 1989||Resigned
|Leader, Parliamentary Delegation to Pacific Rim Countries||Jun 1988 ||
|Minister for Land Management||09 Dec 1987 ||30 Nov 1989
|Minister for Lands, Forestry, Mapping and Surveying||01 Dec 1986 ||01 Dec 1987
|Minister for Lands, Forestry and Police||05 Dec 1982 ||01 Dec 1986
|Minister for Lands and Forestry||23 Dec 1980 ||01 Dec 1987
|Member, Parliamentary Delegation to South East Asia||1977 ||
1. Interests include horse sports, racing, campdraft, shows, shooting and youth organisations.
2. President: Gregory Turf Club; Winton Rodeo Association.
3. Member: Winton Club, Ambulance Committee; Parliamentary Bowls Team.
4. Legacy broadcaster.
5. Elected in 1974, Mr Glasson was part of a huge swing against the Labor Party which had its numbers reduced from 33 members to the `cricket team' of 11.
6. As Minister for Lands and Forestry, Mr Glasson was responsible for amendments to the Land Act which provided landholders with security of tenure. As Forestry Minister, he established the Brisbane Forest Park Advisory Board.
7. On 9 Dec 1987, Mr Glasson was appointed Minister for Land Management under the Ahern government. When he was not included in the Cooper ministry, remaining loyal to Mike Ahern, he resigned from the Queensland Parliament on 30 Nov 1989, two days before the state general election.
8. The Glassons retired to Brisbane. His son, Dr Bill Glasson, a leading ophthalmologist, served as President of the federal Australian Medical Association from 2003 to 2005 and as President of the Queensland Branch of the AMA from 2001 to 2002.
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