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Wallis-Smith, Edwin

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Birth Date: 3 January 1908 (Maryborough, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 14 March 1988 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Edwin Alfred Smith and Eliza Jane (nee Moore)

Family: (2) Ruth Gibson in 1951, 1 daughter, (1) Edna Elizabeth Langusch on 23 January 1937

Education: Maryborough Central State School; Maryborough Boys Grammar School

Religion: Church of England

Career

Locomotive driver, Queensland Government Railways, from 1941

Military Service: Served 2nd Australian Imperial Force, 1941 to 1946; Sergeant, 2/15 Australian Field Ambulance


Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Tablelands 1 Jun 1963 27 May 1972
Assembly ALP Cook 27 May 1972 7 Dec 1974 Did not contest

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Railway Ambulance from 1937. Captain, Ravenshoe and Innisfail Railway Ambulance teams and won an Australian championship with his railway ambulance work

Sources: Image sourced from the collection of the Queensland Parliamentary Library and Research Service; Waterson, DB and John Arnold, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1930-1980, (Canberra: ANU Press, 1982); Courier-Mail, `New men for state house', 3 June 1963

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 18 July 2017]