Arthur Chresby

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Arthur Chresby
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Griffith
In office
22 November 1958 – 9 December 1961
Preceded by Wilfred Coutts
Succeeded by Wilfred Coutts
Personal details
Born (1908-02-06)6 February 1908
New South Wales
Died 25 August 1985(1985-08-25) (aged 77)
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Occupation Public relations consultant

Arthur Albert Chresby (6 February 1908 – 25 August 1985) was an Australian politician. Born in New South Wales, he attended state schools before becoming a journalist, then a car salesman, and finally a public relations consultant. In 1958, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Liberal member for the Queensland seat of Griffith, having previously contested the seat as a Services Party candidate. He was defeated in 1961. He had some association with the Australian League of Rights and its leader Eric Butler.[1] Chresby died in 1985.[2]


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  2. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 23 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-13. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Wilfred Coutts
Member for Griffith
1958 – 1961
Succeeded by
Wilfred Coutts