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McCormack, William (Bill)

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Birth Date: 27 April 1879 (St Lawrence, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 21 November 1947 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Patrick McCormack and Mary (nee Brennan)

Education: St. Lawrence State School

Religion: Roman Catholic


Miner, Irvinebank, North Queensland; Secretary, Amalgamated Miners' Association; State Secretary, Australian Workers' Union

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Cairns 27 Apr 1912 21 Feb 1930

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Leader Opposition 27 May 1929 21 Feb 1930
Premier, Chief Secretary & Treasurer 22 Oct 1925 21 May 1929
Secretary for Public Lands 2 Jul 1923 22 Oct 1925
Home Secretary 9 Sep 1919 2 Jul 1923
Speaker 12 Jul 1915 9 Sep 1919

Additional Information

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 17678 ; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Hughes, Colin A and BD Graham, Voting for the Queensland Legislative Assembly 1890-1964, (Canberra: ANU, Department of Political Science, 1974)