Moores, Thomas

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Birth Date: 1 July 1903 (Gympie, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 15 July 1983 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: John Thomas Moores and Lucy (nee Robinson)

Family: Monica Annie Lovelock on 2 September 1944, 1 daughter

Education: One Mile State School, Gympie; Brisbane Industrial High School

Religion: Methodist


Manual training teacher; Plumber, England, 1935 to 1936; Sporting journalist

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) Member, Executive Council, 7 May 1957 - 12 Aug 1957

Local Government Service: Alderman, Brisbane City Council, Kurilpa Ward, 1939 to 1949

Military Service: Served in the Australian Army during World War II, 1942 to 1945

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Kurilpa 10 Sep 1949 26 Apr 1957 By election
Assembly QLP Kurilpa 26 Apr 1957 3 Aug 1957

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Minister for Transport 7 May 1957 12 Aug 1957

Additional Information

Notes: President, Plumbers Union; Member, Queensland Rugby League Committee; Interested in rugby league

Sources: Image courtesy of Brisbane City Council Library Services, Identifier: BCC-B120-32711; Waterson, DB and John Arnold, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1930-1980, (Canberra: ANU Press, 1982)

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