Bill Fulton (Queensland politician)

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Bill Fulton
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Member of the Australian Parliament
for Leichhardt
In office
22 November 1958 – 11 November 1975
Preceded byHarry Bruce
Succeeded byDavid Thomson
Personal details
Born(1909-06-18)18 June 1909
Cairns, Queensland
Died15 November 1988(1988-11-15) (aged 79)
NationalityAustralian
Political partyAustralian Labor Party
OccupationBusiness manager

William John Fulton (18 June 1909 – 15 November 1988) was an Australian politician. Born in Cairns, Queensland, he was educated at state schools before becoming a business manager. He served in the military 1939–45. He also sat on Cairns City Council, serving as mayor 1952–59. In 1958, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Labor member for Leichhardt. He held the seat until his retirement in 1975. Fulton died in 1988.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 23 July 2008. Retrieved 16 July 2008.
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Harry Bruce
Member for Leichhardt
1958–1975
Succeeded by
David Thomson