William Knox (Queensland politician)

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Sir William Knox (1927–2001) was born in Victoria, Australia and was the Member of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland representing the district of Nundah for the Liberal Party of Australia between from 1956 to 1989.

A company secretary and manager by profession, Knox was Vice President of the Queensland Liberal Party between 1956 and 1957. He was Liberal leader in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 1976–1978 and again from 1983–1988 and was given life membership that same year. He held the portfolios of Health, Justice and Attorney General. Upon losing his seat to the Australian Labor Party he became involved in community groups. He was State Chairman of the St John Ambulance Association and the President of the Association of Independent Schools of Queensland.

Political offices
Preceded by
Gordon Chalk
Parliamentary Leader of the Liberal Party in Queensland
1976–1978
Succeeded by
Llewellyn Edwards
Preceded by
Terry White
Parliamentary Leader of the Liberal Party in Queensland
1983–1988
Succeeded by
Angus Innes
Preceded by
Gordon Chalk
Deputy Premier of Queensland
1976–1978
Succeeded by
Llewellyn Edwards
Preceded by
Gordon Chalk
Treasurer of Queensland
1976–1978
Succeeded by
Llewellyn Edwards
Preceded by
Gordon Chalk
Minister for Transport
1965–1972
Succeeded by
Keith Hooper