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Williams, Herbert

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Birth Date: 27 April 1890 (Gympie, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 29 December 1943 (Albion, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: William George Williams and Mary Jane (nee Richards)

Family: Florence Georgina Thomas on 20 March 1912, 1 son, 2 daughters

Education: Gympie State School

Religion: Methodist


Clerk, Gympie, Bundaberg and Lands Office in Brisbane

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) Secretary, Windsor Branch
  2. (ALP) Chairman of Executive

Local Government Service: Alderman, Brisbane City Council, 1934 to 1935

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Windsor 11 May 1935 29 Mar 1941

Additional Information

Notes: Mr Williams began the campaign for the Saturday half-holiday in Gympie. Secretary, Bundaberg Rowing Club; Chairman, Queensland Rowing Association. He challenged the pre-selection ballot for Windsor in 1943 but died before the result

Sources: Image courtesy of Brisbane City Council Library, Neg:BCC-B120-32613; Waterson, DB and John Arnold, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1930-1980, (Canberra: ANU Press, 1982)

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 18 July 2017]