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Moorhouse, Harry Russell

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Birth Date: 1 June 1892 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 13 December 1971 (Townsville, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: James Moorhouse and Eva Annie (nee Case)

Family: Winifred Vera Sharpe on 7 December 1921, 1 son, 2 daughters

Education: Queensland state schools

Religion: Presbyterian


Accountant, real estate agent and commission agent

Local Government Service: Alderman, Brisbane City Council, 1937 to 1942

Military Service: Commission on active service from Officers' Training College, Cambridge, England; Served WWI August 1914 to May 1919 in Gallipoli, Belguim and France

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly INDD Windsor 29 Mar 1941 15 Apr 1944

Additional Information

Notes: Member, AFIA; Member, Metropolitian Fire Brigade Board Brisbane, 1940 to 1943

Sources: Image courtesy of Brisbane City Council, Image BCC-B120-32708; Waterson, DB and John Arnold, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1930-1980, (Canberra: ANU Press, 1982)

[Last Modified: Monday, 22 October 2018]