Candidates of the Queensland state election, 1941

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This is a list of candidates who stood for the 1941 Queensland state election. The election was held on 29 March 1941.


Retiring Members[edit]




Sitting members at the time of the election are shown in bold text.

Electorate Held by Labor candidate Coalition candidate Other candidates
Albert Country John Bray Tom Plunkett (CP)
Aubigny Country Adolphus Baker Jim Sparkes (CP)
Barcoo Labor Frank Bulcock Robert McGeoch (CP)
Baroona Labor Bill Power Cecil Noble (UAP)
Bowen Labor Ernest Riordan Fred Paterson (Ind Soc)
Bremer Labor Frank Cooper Geordie Burns (Ind Soc)
Brisbane Labor Johnno Mann Neville Fogerty (UAP) Claude Jones (Ind Soc)
Bulimba Labor George Marriott Daniel Miller (UAP)
Bundaberg Labor Bernard McLean Frank Barnes (Ind Lab)
Buranda Labor Ted Hanson Hector Annat (UAP)
Cairns Labor John O'Keefe William Griffen (CP) Alan Tucker (Ind)
Carnarvon Labor Paul Hilton
Carpentaria Labor Norm Smith James Boyd (Ind)
Charters Towers Labor Arthur Jones Syd Williams (PLP)
Cook Labor Harold Collins James McDonald (CP)
Cooroora Country Harry Walker (CP)
Cunningham Country John Hilton Herbert Castles (CP) William Deacon (Ind CP)
Dalby Labor Aubrey Slessar Godfrey Morgan (CP)
East Toowoomba Country James Kane Herbert Yeates (CP)
Enoggera Labor George Taylor Ernest Lanham (UAP) Mabel Matyer (Ind)
Fassifern Country Peter Nelson Alf Muller (CP)
Fitzroy Labor Jim Clark
Fortitude Valley Labor Samuel Brassington Ernest Downey (UAP)
Gregory Independent George Devries Charles Brown (Ind)
Gympie Labor Thomas Dunstan William Kidd (CP)
Ronald Witham (UAP)
Hamilton United Australia Hugh Russell (UAP) Bruce Pie (Ind)
Herbert Labor Stephen Theodore Alfred Moule (CP) Jack Wells (Ind Soc)
Ipswich Labor David Gledson John Cantwell (CP) Merv Welsby (Ind Soc)
Isis Country William Ivey William Brand (CP)
Ithaca Labor Ned Hanlon Ted Bacon (Ind Soc)
Alexander Jolly (Ind)
Kelvin Grove Protestant Labor Bert Turner Richard Hill (Ind UAP)
George Morris (Ind)
Kennedy Labor Cecil Jesson Aubrey Jurd (CP) Florence Milburn (Ind Soc)
Keppel Country Walter Ingram David Daniel (CP)
Kurilpa Labor Kerry Copley Norman Brandon (UAP) Ruby McGrorty (Ind Soc)
Logan Labor John Brown Albert Pro-Copis (UAP)
Mackay Labor William Forgan Smith John Mulherin (Ind)
Maranoa Labor Charles Conroy Leslie Brown (CP)
Maree Labor William King Louis Luckins (UAP)
Maryborough Labor David Farrell Robert McDowell (PLP)
Merthyr Labor Bill Moore Samuel Glassey (UAP)
Mirani Labor Ted Walsh Alexander Kippen (CP)
Mundingburra Labor John Dash Doug Olive (Ind Soc)
Lionel Parsons (PLP)
Murrumba Country George Watson Frank Nicklin (CP)
Nanango Country Cecil Tracey Jim Edwards (CP) George Anderson (Ind)
Normanby Labor Tom Foley George Hamilton (Ind)
Nundah Labor John Hayes William Cook (UAP)
Oxley United Australia Henry Herbert Thomas Nimmo (UAP)
Port Curtis Labor Tommy Williams Geoffrey Nichols (CP)
Rockhampton Labor James Larcombe Robert Nicholls (Ind Soc)
Sandgate Labor Roland Hislop Eric Decker* (CP)
James Fry (UAP)
South Brisbane Labor Vince Gair Daniel Rowley (UAP)
Stanley Country Jim Hogan Duncan MacDonald (CP)
The Tableland Labor Harry Bruce Robert Griffiths (CP) Jim Slater (Ind Soc)
Toowong Independent UAP Tom Laws Harry Massey (UAP)
Toowoomba Labor Jack Duggan John Leahy (CP)
Townsville Labor George Keyatta
Warrego Labor Randolph Bedford
Warwick Labor John Healy Richard Matthews (CP)
West Moreton Country Fred Howman Ted Maher (CP)
Wide Bay Country Thomas Thorpe Harry Clayton (CP)
Windsor Labor Herbert Williams Neil O'Sullivan (UAP) Harry Moorhouse (Ind)
Wynnum United Australia William Laracy Bill Dart (UAP) Joseph Bailes (Ind Soc)

See also[edit]


  • Hughes, Colin A. (1974). Voting for the Queensland legislative assembly, 1890-1964. Canberra: Dept. of Political Science, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University. ISBN 0-7081-0301-4.