Muller, Adolf Gustav (Alf)

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Birth Date: 1 May 1889 (Fassifern Valley, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 1 August 1970 (Boonah, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Johannes Muller and Louisa Rosina (nee Kubler)

Family: Annie Lobegeiger on 12 January 1910, 1 son, 3 daughters

Education: Kalbar State School; Templin State School

Religion: Methodist

Relationship to Politician: Mr Muller's son, Selwyn John Muller, was the next member for Fassifern, holding the seat from 1969 to 1983

Career

Dairy farmer

Local Government Service: Councillor and Chairman, Goolman Shire Council; Chairman, Boonah Shire Council, 1930 to 1935; Councillor, Boonah Shire Council, 1919 to 1930


Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly CP Fassifern 11 May 1935 31 Aug 1961
Assembly IND Fassifern 31 Aug 1961 1 Oct 1965
Assembly CP Fassifern 1 Oct 1965 17 May 1969 Did not contest

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Minister for Public Lands and Irrigation 12 Aug 1957 9 Jun 1960
Deputy Leader of the Opposition 1949 1960

Additional Information

Notes: Member: State Butter Board, Australian Dairy Producers' Export Board, 1933 to 1953, Commonwealth Dairy Equalisation Committee; Member and Chairman, Butter Marketing Board. Chairman of Directors, Queensland Farmers Cooperative Association and Queensland Cooperative Dairy Companies Association; Director, Producers Cooperative Distributive Society; President, Queensland Branch, Clydesdale Horse Society; Patron: Fassifern Agricultural and Pastoral Society, Beenleigh Agricultural and Pastoral Society, Rosewood Show Society; Freemason

Publications: Progressive land settlement and development in Queensland: the amending Land Acts of 1957, 1958 and 1959 reviewed and explained, Brisbane, 1960

Sources: Image sourced from MG Macdougall, Notable Men of Queensland 1950, (Brisbane: Consolidated Publications Pty).; Queensland Parliamentary Debates, Motion of Condolence, Second session of the 39th Parliament, Vol 254, pp. 259-262; Hughes, Colin A, Images and Issues: the Queensland State Elections of 1963 and 1966 (Canberra: ANU Press, 1969), pp. 145-146; Lack, Clem, Three Decades of Queensland Political History, 1929-1960 (Brisbane: Government Printer, 1962

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