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Morris, George Alfred

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Birth Date: 15 July 1892 (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)

Death Date: 18 May 1967 (Greenslopes, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: William Morris and Emily Jane (nee Finnie)

Family: Gladys Winifred Clark on 16 July 1915 in England, 2 sons, 1 daughter

Education: Glebe Public School, Sydney

Religion: Methodist

Career

Secretary, Queensland Taxi Cab Owner-Drivers' Association, 1948 to 1964; Show business, 1928 to 1938

Military Service: Joined RAN, 1913, Haslar Naval Hospital, Portsmouth, England; Sick-berth attendant 'HMAS Australia', North Sea, 1915 to 1918; Left Navy in 1923; Instructor, Flinders Naval Hospital and Balmoral Depot, Rushcutters Bay and Leeuwin, WA, 1940 to 1944


Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly PL Kelvin Grove 2 Apr 1938 29 Mar 1941

Additional Information

Notes: Member: ANZAC Club, and Ashgrove Returned Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen's Imperial League of Australia (RSSAILA) ; Honorary organiser, Soldiers Memorial Club, Bondi; Captain, Queensland Diggers XI, 1937; Life Member, Newmarket Bowling Club: Interested in boxing

Sources: Image courtesy of the National Library of Australia, News Article 183431488; STATE ELECTION CANDIDATES (1938, March 18). The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947), p. 6 (CITY FINAL LAST MINUTE NEWS). Retrieved October 22, 2018, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article183431488; Waterson, DB and John Arnold, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1930-1980, (Canberra: ANU Press, 1982)

[Last Modified: Monday, 22 October 2018]