Bill Weiley

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Bill Weiley
Member of the New South Wales Parliament
for Clarence
In office
1955–1971
Preceded by Cecil Wingfield
Succeeded by Matt Singleton
Personal details
Born (1901-04-06)6 April 1901
Grafton, New South Wales
Died 11 September 1989(1989-09-11) (aged 88)
Grafton, New South Wales
Political party Country Party

William Robert Weiley (6 April 1901 – 11 September 1989) was an Australian politician and a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly from 1955 until 1971. He was a member of the Country Party.

Weiley was born in Grafton, New South Wales and was educated at Grafton High School. He was employed as a commercial traveler, radio announcer and hotel manager. Weiley became involved in community organizations in Grafton including the Hospital Board, Chamber of Commerce, Rotary International and the Grafton Water Board. He was elected as an alderman on Grafton City Council between 1937 and 1953 and was the Mayor from 1950–1952.[1] Weiley was elected to parliament as the Country Party member for Clarence at the 1955 by-election caused by the death of the incumbent member Cecil Wingfield. He was re-elected at the next 5 elections and retired in 1971.[2] He did not hold party, parliamentary or ministerial office.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mr William Robert Weiley (1901–1989)". Former members of the New South Wales Parliament, 1856–2006. New South Wales Parliament. Retrieved 2009-01-11. 
  2. ^ Antony Green. "New South Wales Election Results 1856–2007". New South Wales Parliament. Retrieved 2009-01-11. 
Parliament of New South Wales
Preceded by
Cecil Wingfield
Member for Clarence
1955–1971
Succeeded by
Matt Singleton