William McCormack

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William McCormack
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22nd Premier of Queensland
In office
22 October 1925 – 21 May 1929
Preceded by William Gillies
Succeeded by Arthur Edward Moore
Personal details
Born (1879-04-27)27 April 1879
Purnam, Queensland
Died 21 November 1947(1947-11-21) (aged 68)
Annerley, Queensland, Australia
Political party Australian Labor Party
William McCormack's headstone at Brisbane's Toowong Cemetery.

William McCormack (27 April 1879 – 21 November 1947), was Premier of Queensland, Australia, from 1925 to 1929.

He was born in Purnam, Queensland and died in Brisbane on 21 November 1947.

He entered politics as member for Cairns at the election of 1912, a position he maintained until 1930.

He was a friend of Ted Theodore, an earlier premier, and was involved with him in the Mungana Affair.[1]

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Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
John Mann
Member of Parliament for Cairns
1912–1930
Succeeded by
John O'Keefe
Preceded by
William Armstrong
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland
1915–1919
Succeeded by
William Lennon
Political offices
Preceded by
William Gillies
Deputy Premier of Queensland
1925
Succeeded by
William Forgan Smith
Treasurer of Queensland
1925–1929
Succeeded by
Walter Barnes
Premier of Queensland
1925–1929
Succeeded by
A.E. Moore
Party political offices
Preceded by
William Gillies
Leader of the Labor Party in Queensland
1925-1929
Succeeded by
William Forgan Smith