|Member of the Australian Parliament
10 December 1949 – 29 September 1969
|Preceded by||New seat|
|Succeeded by||Seat abolished|
6 October 1899|
Coonabarabran, New South Wales
|Died||7 July 1976(aged 76)|
|Political party||Australian Country Party|
Laurence John "Laurie" Failes (6 October 1899 – 7 July 1976) was an Australian politician. Born in Coonabarabran, New South Wales, he attended state schools and then Hawkesbury Agricultural College before becoming a farmer at Bugaldie and then a businessman at Coonabarabran. He served in World War II 1942-45. In 1949, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Country Party member for Lawson. He held Lawson until its abolition in 1969, at which time he retired. Failes died in 1976.
- Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-06-07.
|Parliament of Australia|
|Member for Lawson
1949 – 1969
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