Tom Gilmore, Jr.

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Not to be confused with Tom Gilmore, Sr..
Tom Gilmore Jr.
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Tablelands
In office
1 November 1986 – 13 June 1998
Preceded by New seat
Succeeded by Shaun Nelson
Personal details
Born Thomas John George Gilmore
(1946-05-08) 8 May 1946 (age 68)
Mareeba, Queensland, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party National Party
Relations Tom Gilmore Sr. (father)

Thomas John George "Tom" Gilmore (born 8 May 1946) is an Australian politician.

Gilmore was born in Mareeba; his father, Tom Gilmore, Sr., had been a federal and state Country Party politician. The younger Gilmore served on Mareeba Shire Council from 1982 to 1987. In 1986 he was elected as the National Party member for Tablelands in the Queensland Legislative Assembly. In 1992 he moved to the front bench as Shadow Minister for Minerals and Energy, a portfolio he held until the Coalition took government in 1996, whereupon he became the Minister.[1] He was defeated in 1998 by One Nation candidate, Shaun Nelson.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
Parliament of Queensland
New seat Member for Tablelands
1986–1998
Succeeded by
Shaun Nelson