|Member of the Australian Parliament
20 March 1971 – 29 January 1996
|Preceded by||John McEwen|
|Succeeded by||Sharman Stone|
24 February 1937 |
|Political party||National Party of Australia|
|Alma mater||University of New England|
He was the President of the Victorian Country Party 1969-71. In the 1971 by-election that followed the resignation of former Prime Minister John McEwen, he was elected to the House of Representatives as the Country Party member for Murray.
On 23 July 1987, he was elected Deputy Leader of the National Party, a position in which he remained until 23 March 1993. He was the only person to serve as deputy to three Nationals leaders (Ian Sinclair, Charles Blunt and Tim Fischer). He retired in 1996.
- Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-06-20.
|Parliament of Australia|
|Member for Murray
1971 – 1996
|Party political offices|
|Deputy Leader of the
National Party of Australia
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