Members of the Queensland Legislative Assembly, 1938–1941

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This is a list of members of the 28th Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 1938 to 1941, as elected at the 1938 state election held on 2 April 1938.[1]

Name Party Electorate Term in office
Randolph Bedford Labor Warrego 1923–1941
William Brand Country Isis 1920–1950
Samuel Brassington Labor Fortitude Valley 1927–1932, 1933–1950
Charles Brown[2] Independent Gregory 1939–1941
John Brown Labor Logan 1935–1944
Hon Harry Bruce Labor The Tableland 1923–1950
Hon Frank Bulcock Labor Barcoo 1919–1942
James Clark Labor Fitzroy 1935–1960
Harry Clayton Country Wide Bay 1920–1946
Harold Collins Labor Cook 1935–1957
Charles Conroy Labor Maranoa 1920–1944
Hon Frank Cooper Labor Bremer 1915–1946
Kerry Copley Labor Kurilpa 1932–1949
David Daniel Country Keppel 1936–1944
Bill Dart United Australia Wynnum 1938–1944
Hon John Dash Labor Mundingburra 1920–1944
William Deacon Country Cunningham 1920–1943
Jack Duggan Labor Toowoomba 1935–1957, 1958–1969
Thomas Dunstan Labor Gympie 1915–1929, 1935–1953
Jim Edwards Country Nanango 1920–1947
David Farrell Labor Maryborough 1938–1953
Hon Tom Foley Labor Normanby 1919–1960
Vince Gair Labor South Brisbane 1932–1960
Hon David Gledson Labor Ipswich 1915–1929, 1932–1949
Hon Ned Hanlon Labor Ithaca 1926–1952
Hon Ted Hanson Labor Buranda 1924–1947
John Hayes Labor Nundah 1932–1947
John Healy Labor Warwick 1935–1947
Paul Hilton Labor Carnarvon 1935–1963
Ronald Hislop Labor Sandgate 1935–1941
Hon Maurice Hynes[3] Labor Townsville 1923–1939
Cecil Jesson Labor Kennedy 1935–1960
Arthur Jones[1] Labor Charters Towers 1929–1932, 1939–1960
James Keogh[4] Labor Merthyr 1932–1940
George Keyatta[3] Labor Townsville 1939–1960
William King Labor Maree 1932–1941
Hon James Larcombe Labor Rockhampton 1912–1929, 1932–1956
Duncan MacDonald Country Stanley 1938–1953
Bernard McLean Labor Bundaberg 1935–1941
Ted Maher Country West Moreton 1929–1949
Harry Massey Ind./United Australia Toowong 1938–1944
Johnno Mann Labor Brisbane 1936–1969
George Marriott Labor Bulimba 1938–1950
Hon Arthur Moore Country Aubigny 1915–1941
William Moore[4] Labor Merthyr 1940–1957
George Morris Protestant Labor/
Kelvin Grove 1938–1941
Hon John Mullan Labor Carpentaria 1908–1912, 1918–1941
Adolf Muller Country Fassifern 1935–1969
Frank Nicklin Country Murrumba 1932–1968
Thomas Nimmo United Australia Oxley 1929–1943
Hon John O'Keefe Labor Cairns 1926–1929, 1930–1942
Hon Percy Pease[5] Labor Herbert 1920–1940
Thomas Plunkett Jr. Country Albert 1929–1957
Hon George Pollock[2] Labor Gregory 1915–1939
William Power Labor Baroona 1935–1960
Ernest Riordan Labor Bowen 1936–1944, 1950–1954
Hugh Russell United Australia Hamilton 1926–1941
Aubrey Slessar Labor Dalby 1938–1947
Hon William Forgan Smith Labor Mackay 1915–1942
George Taylor Labor Enoggera 1932–1944
Stephen Theodore[5] Labor Herbert 1940–1950
Harry Walker Country Cooroora 1907–1947
Hon Ted Walsh Labor Mirani 1935–1947, 1950–1969
William Wellington[1] Labor Charters Towers 1915–1939
Herbert Williams Labor Windsor 1935–1941
Thomas Williams Labor Port Curtis 1932–1947
Herbert Yeates Country East Toowoomba 1938–1945
1 On 2 March 1939, the Labor member for Charters Towers, William Wellington, died. Labor candidate Arthur Jones won the resulting by-election on 27 May 1939.
2 On 24 March 1939, the Labor member for Gregory, George Pollock, died. Independent candidate Charles Brown won the resulting by-election on 27 May 1939.
3 On 27 March 1939, the Labor member for Townsville, Maurice Hynes, died. Labor candidate George Keyatta won the resulting by-election on 27 May 1939.
4 On 31 August 1940, the Labor member for Merthyr, James Keogh, died. Labor candidate Bill Moore won the resulting by-election on 9 November 1940.
5 On 17 September 1940, the Labor member for Herbert and Deputy Premier of Queensland, Percy Pease, died. Labor candidate Stephen Theodore won the resulting by-election on 9 November 1940.

See also[edit]


  • Waterson, D.B. Biographical register of the Queensland Parliament, 1930-1980 Canberra: ANU Press (1982)
  • Hughes, Colin A.; Graham, B. D. (1976). Voting for the Queensland Legislative Assembly, 1890-1964. Canberra: Australian National University. ISBN 0-7081-0301-4. 
Preceded by
27th Assembly
28th Queensland Legislative Assembly
Succeeded by
29th Assembly