Bill Armstrong (politician)

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Bill Armstrong
OBE, MC
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Riverina
In office
27 February 1965 – 25 October 1969
Preceded by Hugh Roberton
Succeeded by Al Grassby
Personal details
Born (1909-07-01)1 July 1909
Deniliquin, New South Wales
Died 22 February 1982(1982-02-22) (aged 72)
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Country Party
Occupation Farmer

Adam Alexander "Bill" Armstrong, OBE, MC (1 July 1909 – 22 February 1982) was an Australian politician. Born in Deniliquin, New South Wales, he was a grazier before serving in the military 1939-45 (during World War II). Subsequently he became involved in local politics, serving on Conargo Shire Council. In 1965 he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives in the by-election for the seat of Riverina that followed the resignation of Hugh Roberton; Armstrong was a member of the Country Party. He held the seat until 1969, when he was defeated by Labor's Al Grassby. Armstrong died in 1982.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 14 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Hugh Roberton
Member for Riverina
1965 – 1969
Succeeded by
Al Grassby