Frank Davis (Australian politician)

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Frank Davis
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Deakin
In office
10 December 1949 – 31 October 1966
Preceded by William Hutchinson
Succeeded by Alan Jarman
Personal details
Born (1900-04-13)13 April 1900
Melbourne, Victoria
Died 28 February 1980(1980-02-28) (aged 79)
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Occupation Meat industry executive

Francis John "Frank" Davis, CMG, OBE (13 April 1900 – 28 February 1980) was an Australian politician. Born in Melbourne, he attended state schools before becoming a meat industry executive. A founding member of the Liberal Party, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives in 1949 as the Liberal member for Deakin, succeeding William Hutchinson. He held the seat until his retirement in 1966. He later became Chairman of the Commonwealth Serum Laboratories. Davis died in 1980.[1]


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 20 July 2007. Retrieved 2008-06-14. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
William Hutchinson
Member for Deakin
Succeeded by
Alan Jarman