Philip Stokes

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Philip Stokes
OBE
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Maribyrnong
In office
10 December 1955 – 25 October 1969
Preceded by Arthur Drakeford
Succeeded by Moss Cass
Personal details
Born (1906-10-25)25 October 1906
Melbourne, Victoria
Died 18 October 1983(1983-10-18) (aged 76)
Nationality Australia
Political party Liberals
Occupation Real estate agent

Philip William Clifford Stokes, OBE (25 October 1906 – 18 October 1983) was an Australian politician. Born in Melbourne, he attended state schools and then Austral College. He was a bank officer before serving in the military 1940-45. On his return, he was an auctioneer and real estate agent. In 1955, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Liberal member for Maribyrnong. He held the seat until his defeat in 1969. Stokes died in 1983.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-06-20. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Arthur Drakeford
Member for Maribyrnong
1955 – 1969
Succeeded by
Moss Cass