Ian Wood (politician)

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Ian Wood
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Senator for Queensland
In office
22 February 1950 – 30 June 1978
Personal details
Born (1901-01-31)31 January 1901
Mackay, Queensland
Died 7 January 1992(1992-01-07) (aged 90)
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Occupation Travel agent

Ian Alexander Christie Wood (31 January 1901 – 7 January 1992) was an Australian politician. Born at Mackay, Queensland, he was educated at state schools before becoming a travel agent. He served on Mackay City Council, including some years as mayor, 1930-1933, 1943-1953. He was also President of the Queensland Local Government Association and the Mackay Chamber of Commerce. In 1949, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Liberal Senator for Queensland. He remained a Senator until his retirement in 1977, taking effect in 1978. Wood died in 1992.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 20 July 2007. Retrieved 16 November 2008.