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Corser, Bernard Henry

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Birth Date: 4 January 1882 (Maryborough, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 15 December 1967 (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)

Parents: Edward Bernard Cresset Corser and Mary Jane Stewart (nee Brown)

Family: Marie Glissan on 22 May 1912 in Brisbane, 1 son, 1 daughter

Education: Maryborough Christian Brothers' School; Riverview College, Sydney; Queensland Agricultural College, Gatton

Relationship to Politician: Son of Edward Bernard Cresset Corser, Member for Maryborough, 1909-1915, in Parliament simultaneously


Grazier; Director, Probate Insurance Co.

Local Government Service: Member, Rawbelle Shire Council

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Burnett 27 Apr 1912 21 May 1915
Assembly LIB Burnett 22 May 1915 15 Mar 1918
Assembly NAT Burnett 16 Mar 1918 8 Oct 1920
Assembly CNC Burnett 9 Oct 1920 7 May 1926
Assembly CPNP Burnett 8 May 1926 16 Aug 1928

Other Seats: Member of the House of Representatives (Federal), CPNP, Wide Bay, 3 Sep 1928 to 21 Apr 1954

Additional Information

Sources: Image courtesy of the National Library of Australia, Image No: 24081988; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Hughes, Colin A and BD Graham, Voting for the Queensland Legislative Assembly 1890-1964, (Canberra: ANU, Department of Political Science, 1974)