Members of the Queensland Legislative Assembly, 1941–1944

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This is a list of members of the 29th Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 1941 to 1944, as elected at the 1941 state election held on 29 March 1941.[1]

Name Party Electorate Term in office
Frank Barnes Ind. Labor Bundaberg 1941–1950
Lou Barnes[2] Ind. Labor Cairns 1942–1947
Randolph Bedford[1] Labor Warrego 1923–1941
William Brand Country Isis 1920–1950
Samuel Brassington Labor Fortitude Valley 1927–1932, 1933–1950
John Brown Labor Logan 1935–1944
Hon Harry Bruce Labor The Tableland 1923–1950
Hon Frank Bulcock[4] Labor Barcoo 1919–1942
Sir John Beals Chandler[6] QPP Hamilton 1943–1947
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
John Dash Labor Mundingburra 1920–1944
Edward Davis[4] Labor Barcoo 1943–1961
William Deacon[7] Ind. Country Cunningham 1920–1943
Eric Decker Country Sandgate 1941–1953
George Devries Labor Gregory 1941–1957
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
Hon Vince Gair Labor South Brisbane 1932–1960
Hon David Gledson Labor Ipswich 1915–1929, 1932–1949
Fred Graham[3] Labor Mackay 1943–1969
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
Cecil Jesson Labor Kennedy 1935–1960
Hon Arthur Jones Labor Charters Towers 1929–1932, 1939–1960
Tom Kerr[5] United Australia Oxley 1943–1956
George Keyatta Labor Townsville 1939–1960
Hon James Larcombe Labor Rockhampton 1912–1929, 1932–1956
Louis Luckins United Australia Maree 1941–1953
Duncan MacDonald Country Stanley 1938–1953
Ted Maher Country West Moreton 1929–1949
Harry Massey United Australia Toowong 1938–1944
Johnno Mann Labor Brisbane 1936–1969
George Marriott Labor/Ind. Labor Bulimba 1938–1950
William Moore Labor Merthyr 1940–1957
Harry Moorhouse Ind. Democrat Windsor 1941–1944
Adolf Muller Country Fassifern 1935–1969
Frank Nicklin Country Murrumba 1932–1968
Thomas Nimmo[5] United Australia Oxley 1929–1943
Hon John O'Keefe[2] Labor Cairns 1926–1929, 1930–1942
Harry O'Shea[1] Labor Warrego 1941–1950
Arthur Bruce Pie[6] Ind. Democrat Hamilton 1941–1943, 1944–1951
Thomas Plunkett Jr. Country Albert 1929–1957
William Power Labor Baroona 1935–1960
Ernest Riordan Labor Bowen 1936–1944, 1950–1954
Aubrey Slessar Labor Dalby 1938–1947
Alfred Smith Labor Carpentaria 1941–1960
Hon William Forgan Smith[3] Labor Mackay 1915–1942
Walter Sparkes Country Aubigny 1932–1935, 1941–1960
George Taylor Labor/Ind. Labor Enoggera 1932–1944
Stephen Theodore Labor Herbert 1940–1950
John Turner Labor Kelvin Grove 1941–1957
Harry Walker Country Cooroora 1907–1947
Hon Ted Walsh Labor Mirani 1935–1947, 1950–1969
Hon Thomas Williams Labor Port Curtis 1932–1947
Herbert Yeates Country East Toowoomba 1938–1945
1 On 7 July 1941, the Labor member for Warrego, Randolph Bedford, died. Labor candidate Harry O'Shea won the resulting by-election on 30 August 1941.
2 On 27 January 1942, the Labor member for Cairns and Secretary for Mines, John O'Keefe, died. Independent Labor candidate Lou Barnes, the brother of Frank Barnes, won the resulting by-election on 31 October 1942.
3 On 9 December 1942, the Labor member for Mackay and Premier of Queensland, William Forgan Smith, retired. Labor candidate Fred Graham won the resulting by-election on 20 March 1943.
4 On 15 December 1942, the Labor member for Barcoo and Secretary for Agriculture and Stock, Frank Bulcock, resigned to take up an appointment as Commonwealth Director-General of Agriculture. Labor candidate Edward Davis won the resulting by-election on 1 May 1943.
5 On 6 February 1943, the United Australia member for Oxley, Thomas Nimmo, died. United Australia candidate Tom Kerr won the resulting by-election on 17 April 1943.
6 On 30 June 1943, the Independent Democrat member for Hamilton, Arthur Bruce Pie, resigned to contest Division of Brisbane at the 1943 federal election. Lord Mayor of Brisbane and Queensland People's Party candidate Sir John Beals Chandler won the resulting by-election on 9 October 1943.
7 On 25 December 1943, the Independent Country member for Cunningham, William Deacon, died. No by-election was held due to the proximity of the 1944 state election.

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
28th Assembly
29th Queensland Legislative Assembly
Succeeded by
30th Assembly