Bill Nunn (politician)

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Bill Nunn
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Isis
In office
2 December 1989 – 19 September 1992
Preceded by Lin Powell
Succeeded by Seat abolished
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Hervey Bay
In office
19 September 1992 – 13 June 1998
Preceded by New seat
Succeeded by David Dalgleish
Personal details
Born William George Nunn
(1932-02-27) 27 February 1932 (age 86)
Maryborough, Queensland
Nationality Australian
Political party Labor
Occupation Business manager

William George "Bill" Nunn (born 27 February 1932) is a former Australian politician.[1] He was a Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly.

Early life[edit]

Nunn was born during the Great Depression in Maryborough, the son of Robert Nunn whose ancestors arrived in Maryborough on the ship Great Queensland in 1874.[2] His mother Eileen Marie Murphy who was descended from Irish settlers. He worked as a business manager.

Politics[edit]

Nunn served as a Hervey Bay Councillor from 1987 to 1990.[1]

In 1989, Nunn moved to state politics and was elected to the Queensland Legislative Assembly as the Labor member for Isis.[1] After Isis was abolished before the 1992 election Nunn transferred to the new seat of Hervey Bay.[1] Nunn served as a backbencher until his defeat in 1998[1] by One Nation candidate, David Dalgleish.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Index to Registers of Immigrant Ships' Arrivals 1848-1912" (PDF). 
  3. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 18 January 2015. 
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Lin Powell
Member for Isis
1989–1992
Abolished
New seat Member for Hervey Bay
1992–1998
Succeeded by
David Dalgleish