Bill Robinson (Australian politician)

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Bill Robinson
William Charles Robinson.jpg
Senator for Western Australia
In office
30 September 1952 – 8 May 1953
Preceded by Edmund Piesse
Personal details
Born (1907-10-04)4 October 1907
Hertfordshire, England
Died 21 January 1981(1981-01-21) (aged 70)
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Country Party
Occupation Farmer

William Charles "Bill" Robinson (4 October 1907 – 21 January 1981) was an English-born Australian politician. Born in Hertfordshire, he migrated to Australia as a child and was educated at state schools in Western Australia. He became a farmer in the Williams District. He served in the military 1942-1945. In 1952, he was appointed to the Australian Senate as a Country Party Senator for Western Australia, filling the casual vacancy caused by the death of Senator Edmund Piesse. He contested the 1953 election but was defeated. Robinson died in 1981.[1]

External links[edit]

  • Biographical article retrieved 13 August 2016 (The Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 6 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-19.