Gerry Jones

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Gerry Jones
Senator for Queensland
In office
1 July 1981 – 30 June 1996
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Everton
In office
27 May 1972 – 7 December 1974
Preceded by New seat
Succeeded by Brian Lindsay
Personal details
Born Norman Francis Jones
(1932-08-16) 16 August 1932 (age 84)
Roma, Queensland
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Spouse(s) Rita June Freda Turner (m.1956)
Occupation Building contractor, Research officer
Religion Roman Catholic

Norman Francis (Gerry) Jones (born 16 August 1932) is a former Australian politician. Born at Roma, Queensland, he was a research assistant before becoming state organiser of the Queensland Labor Party 1967-1972. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Queensland as the member for Everton at the 1972 state election, but was defeated in the landslide Labor loss of 1974. He was a Labor Party Executive Officer 1976-1977 and State Secretary 1977-1980.[1] In 1980, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Labor Senator for Queensland. He remained in the Senate until his retirement in 1996.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 6 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-18. 
Parliament of Queensland
New seat Member for Everton
1972–1974
Succeeded by
Brian Lindsay