Thomas Williams (Australian politician)

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Thomas Williams
Thomas Williams.jpg
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Robertson
In office
21 August 1943 – 10 December 1949
Preceded by Eric Spooner
Succeeded by Roger Dean
Personal details
Born (1897-04-07)7 April 1897
Young, New South Wales
Died 1992 (aged 94–95)
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Occupation Barrister

Thomas Francis Williams (7 April 1897 – 1992) was an Australian politician.

Born in Young, New South Wales, he was educated at Catholic schools and then the University of Sydney. He became a barrister in 1923. In 1943 he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Labor member for Robertson, defeating sitting UAP member Eric Spooner. He held the seat until 1949, when he was defeated by Liberal candidate Roger Dean. Williams returned to law and died in 1992.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-05-25. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Eric Spooner
Member for Robertson
1943 – 1949
Succeeded by
Roger Dean