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Leese, Kenneth James

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Birth Date: 25 November 1928 (Fenton, Staffordshire, United Kingdom)

Parents: James William Leese and Florence Gertrude (nee Bailey)

Family: Jean Henshall on 21 July 1953, 2 sons, 1 daughter

Education: Heron Cross Primary School, Stone-on-Trent; Modern United Kingdom Technical College

Religion: Church of England


Toolmaker and union organiser; Rolls Royce aeroengineer

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) Member, Brighton and Bracken Ridge branches
  2. (ALP) Delegate, Queensland Central Executive

Military Service: Served in the RAAF, 1946 to 1949

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Pine Rivers 27 May 1972 7 Dec 1974

Additional Information

Notes: Member: AEU; AMWSU; TWU; Australian Rules Football Club; and Sandgate and Pines Rivers Soccer Club. Part-time organiser, Trades and Labour Council (Queensland)

Sources: Image courtesy of Brisbane City Council Library Services, Identifier: BCC- B120-33292; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1981-1992, (Sydney: Casket Publications, 1993)

[Last Modified: Monday, 7 August 2017]