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Jones, Vincent Edward

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Birth Date: 15 June 1910 (Barcaldine, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 30 October 1971 (Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Frank Harold Jones and Kathleen Clarke (nee Ivers)

Family: Doris Elsie McNamara on 16 June 1936, 1 son, 1 daughter

Education: Kalapa State School

Religion: Church of England


Dairy farmer, pig raiser and breeder

Local Government Service: Councillor, Fitzroy Shire Council, 1944 to 1950

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly CP Callide 29 Apr 1950 30 Oct 1971 Died in office

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Government Whip 1960 1971

Additional Information

Notes: Member: Queensland Stud Pig Society Committee; Queensland Chamber of Agriculture; Rockhampton Agricultural Society Committee; and Rockhampton Hospital Board, 1944 to 1950; President, Central Queensland Trotting Club; Supervisor, Trotting Control Board, Central Queensland, since 1960; Patron: Cooee Bay Progress Association; and Dunmore Fishing Club.

Sources: Waterson, DB and John Arnold, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1930-1980, (Canberra: ANU Press, 1982); The Morning Bulletin,` Sudden death of Mr V Jones', 1 Nov 1971; The Morning Bulletin, 'A 2nd member dies - no by-election', 1 Nov 1971; Lack, Clem, Three Decades of Queensland Political History, 1929-1960 (Brisbane: Government Printer, 1962), p. 581 and p. 720

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