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King, William Thomas

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Birth Date: 24 May 1893 (Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 2 April 1966 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: James King and Margaret (nee Veale)

Family: (2) Maude Mary Eileen Handlin in 1947, (1) Anie Cecilia Smith on 4 November 1924, 2 sons

Education: Normanton State School; Cooktown Convent School; Christian Brothers College, Ipswich; Christian Brothers College, Brisbane

Religion: Roman Catholic


Barrister, Supreme Court of Queensland and High Court, 1930; Managing Clerk, Brisbane for nine years; Managing Clerk, Ipswich for two years

Local Government Service: Alderman, Brisbane City Council, 1928 to 1931

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Maree 11 Jun 1932 29 Mar 1941

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Chairman of Committees 21 Aug 1940 29 Mar 1941

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Queensland Law Society

Sources: Image courtesy of Brisbane City Council Library Services, Identifier: BCC-B120-32754; Queensland Parliamentary Debates, Motion of Condolence, First session of the 38th Parliament, Vol. 243, 4 Aug 1966, pp. 20-24 (Brisbane, Qld: Goverment Printers); Waterson, DB and John Arnold, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1930-1980, (Canberra: ANU Press, 1982)

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