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Jensen, Eugene Dubois (Lou)

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Birth Date: 13 February 1915 (Port Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia)

Death Date: 1 July 2003 (Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Harald Ingemann Jensen and Jane Elizabeth Ellen (nee England)

Family: Olive Margaret Magee on 30 May 1941, 2 daughters

Education: Nundah State School; Brisbane Grammar School; Brisbane Technical College (Diploma of Sugar Chemistry)


Research Technologist, Fairymead Sugar, 1965 to 1969; Sugar mill technologist, Bureau of Sugar Experiment Stations, Bundaberg, 1957 to 1965; Assistant Chief Chemist, Racecourse Mill, Mackay Sugar, 1954 to 1957; Assistant Chief Chemist, Isis Central Sugar Mill, 1948 to 1954; Shift production chemist, Fairymead Sugar, Bundaberg, 1946 to 1948; Sugar chemist, Fairymead Sugar, Bundaberg, 1934 to 1941

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) Campaign Director, Federal Wide Bay seat, 1972
  2. (ALP) Delegate, State Australian Labor Party Conventions
  3. (ALP) Campaign Director, Federal Wide Bay seat, 1974
  4. (ALP) Campaign Director, Federal Wide Bay seat, 1975
  5. (ALP) Delegate, Federal Divisional Electorate for Wide Bay
  6. (ALP) Member, Queensland Central Executive of the ALP for one year
  7. (ALP) Vice-President, Bundaberg Branch of the ALP, 1968 - 1971

Military Service: Chemist and production and statistics planning officer, St Marys Munitions Factory, 1943 to 1946; Chemist, Fuse section, Maribyrnong Munitions Factory, Victoria, 1941 to 1943

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Bundaberg 17 May 1969 12 Nov 1977

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Member, Parliamentary delegation to Indonesia, Japan and South-East Asia 1976
Shadow Minister for Lands, Forestry and Water Resources 1975 1976
Member, Parliamentary Printing Committee 1 Jan 1975

Additional Information

Notes: Interests included sports and political issues; patron, Bundaberg branch of Blue Nursing; patron, Bundaberg Race Club; vice-president of the lifesaving organisation

Sources: Image sourced from the collection of the Queensland Parliamentary Library and Research Service; Waterson, DB, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Courier-Mail, 'Rebel MP was not shy of controversy', 17 July 2003; Courier-Mail, 'Party levy rebel stays unmoved', 20 July 1976; Queensland Parliamentary Debates, 3rd Session of the 41st Parliament, Vol. 271, 1976-77 (Brisbane: Government Printer)

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