James Corbett (politician)

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James Corbett

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Member of the Australian Parliament
for Maranoa
In office
26 November 1966 – 19 September 1980
Preceded byWilfred Brimblecombe
Succeeded byIan Cameron
Personal details
Born(1906-07-17)17 July 1906
Temora, New South Wales
Died3 March 2005(2005-03-03) (aged 98)
NationalityAustralian
Political partyAustralian Country Party
OccupationFarmer

James Corbett, MBE (17 July 1906 – 3 March 2005) was an Australian politician. Born in Temora, New South Wales, he was educated at both state and Catholic schools. He was a farmer, grazier and Murilla Shire Councillor before entering federal politics. In 1966, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Country Party member for the Queensland seat of Maranoa. He held the seat until his retirement in 1980. Corbett died in 2005.[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 26 July 2008.
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Wilfred Brimblecombe
Member for Maranoa
1966–1980
Succeeded by
Ian Cameron