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Wordsworth, Carlisle Favell

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Birth Date: 21 October 1908 (Mount Molloy, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 7 May 1960 (Gordonvale, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Arthur John Wordsworth and Lillian Justitia (nee Carlisle)

Family: Ailsa Mary Williams on 8 September 1934 in Cairns, 2 sons (1 son dec.)

Education: Gordonvale State School; Cairns High School (night classes)

Religion: Church of England


Industrial Advocate, Queensland Cane Growers Association; District Secretary, Cairns Cane Growers Association, 1954; Industrial Officer, Australian Sugar Producers Association, 1953; Secretary, Mulgrave and Hambledon Mill Suppliers Committee; Traveller, International Boring Company, 1949; Employee, Mulgrave Cooperative Sugar Mill, 1928 to 1940; Manager, Hardware Department, Armstrong Ledlie and Stillman, Cairns; Timekeeper and Assistant Storekeeper at mill; Locomotive fireman and engine driver; Clerk, Mulgrave Central Mill, 1923 to 1925

Military Service: Major in 2nd AIF, 1940 to 1946; Liaison Officer, US Army

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly CP Cook 29 Apr 1950 7 Mar 1953 By-election
Assembly CP Mulgrave 6 Jun 1959 7 May 1960 Died in Office

Additional Information

Notes: Member, RSL. Freemason and Rotarian. Keen nterest in industrial activities associated with the sugar industry

Sources: Waterson, DB and John Arnold, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1930-1980 (Canberra: ANU Press, 1982); Queensland Parliamentary Debates, Motion of Condolence, First session of the 36th Parliament, Vol. 227, 24 Aug 1960, pp. 34-35 (Brisbane, Qld: Government Printer); The Courier-Mail, 'Mulgrave M.L.A. dies in North', 9 May 1960; Lack, Clem, Three Decades of Queensland Political History, 1929-1960 (Brisbane: Government Printer, 1962)

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