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English, Charles Bernard

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Birth Date: 30 January 1902 (Goonengerry, New South Wales, Australia)

Death Date: 5 August 1974 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: James English and Catherine Jane (nee Buckley)

Family: Mona Annie Evelyn McConnell on 2 June 1926, 4 daughters

Education: Mount Carmel College, Charters Towers

Religion: Roman Catholic


Timber mill owner; Malanda dairy and tobacco farm owner

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) Member, ALP/QLP, since 1957
  2. (ALP) Secretary, Malanda ALP, 1941 - 1949
  3. (ALP) President, Malanda ALP, 1950

Local Government Service: Councillor, Malanda Shire Council; President, Eacham Shire Council

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Mulgrave 7 Mar 1953 3 Aug 1957

Additional Information

Notes: President, Malanda Bowls Club. Executive positions: Far North Bowls Club, the Eacham Rugby League Club, the Malanda Pioneer Football Club and the Malanda Show Society; Trustee, School of Arts; Chairman, Malanda State School Committee; Member, Cairns Harbour Board

Sources: Waterson, DB and John Arnold, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1930-1980, (Canberra: ANU Press, 1982)

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 27 June 2017]