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Cory, David Wheatcroft

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Birth Date: 3 August 1928 (Warwick, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Fitzroy Cory and Margaret Cory (nee Wheatcroft)

Family: Ms Barnes on 30 June 1967, 1 son

Education: Warwick Central and Intermediate State Schools; Brisbane Grammar School

Religion: Church of England


Farmer and Grazier, 'Vermont' Warwick and Swanfels Valley

Party Positions:

  1. (CN) Member, Warwick Electoral Council

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly CN Warwick 19 Oct 1963 12 Nov 1977 Did not contest

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Delegate, Australian Constitutional Convention, 1972 and 1973
Member, Government Party Committees: Justice; Transport; Lands; Primary Industries, since 1975
Member, Parliamentary Refreshment Room Committee, since 1967
Member, Queensland Trade Delegation to the Middle East 1975
Member, Queensland Parliamentary Delegation, Japan and South-East Asia 1973
Member,Government Party Committees: Development and Industrial Affairs; Primary Industries; Transport 1972 1974
Queensland Delegate, General Conference, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Kuala Lumpur 1971
Queensland Delegate, General Conference, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Canberra 1970
Member, Government Party Committees: Justice; Primary Industries; Transport; Lands and Forestry 1969 1972

Additional Information

Notes: Interests include tennis and racing. David Cory won a by-election on 19 Oct 1963. Chairman, Warwick Branch, Graziers Association of South-East Queensland, 1961 to 1965. Member, Warwick Tennis Association Committee, 1952 to 1956. Member, Warwick Turf Club. Councillor, Show and Rodeo Society

Sources: Image sourced from the collection of the Queensland Parliamentary Library and Research Service.; aterson, DB and John Arnold, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1930-1980, (Canberra: ANU Press, 1982)

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 14 June 2017]