Alan Sherlock

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Alan Sherlock
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Ashgrove
In office
1 November 1986 – 2 December 1989
Preceded by Tom Veivers
Succeeded by Jim Fouras
Personal details
Born Alan Frederick Sherlock
(1938-06-07)7 June 1938
Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
Died 11 December 2016(2016-12-11) (aged 78)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party
Spouse(s) Glenda Doris Goodson (m. 1960)
Alma mater University of Queensland
Occupation Pharmacist

Alan Frederick Sherlock OAM (7 June 1938 – 11 December 2016) was an Australian politician.

A former Scout Commissioner, Sherlock was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Queensland in 1986 as the Liberal member for Ashgrove serving one term before his defeat in 1989.[1] He subsequently contested the federal seat of Petrie unsuccessfully in 1993.[2]

In January 2014, Sherlock was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the General Division for service to the Scouting movement and to the community. He died on 11 December 2016 at the age of 78.[3]


  1. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 4 February 2015. 
  2. ^ COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA LEGISLATIVE ELECTION OF 13 MARCH 1993Psephos. Retrieved 4 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Tributes: Sherlock, Alan Frederick". The Courier-Mail. 15 December 2016. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Tom Veivers
Member for Ashgrove
Succeeded by
Jim Fouras