|Member of the Australian Parliament
10 December 1955 – 14 October 1958
|Preceded by||Tom Andrews|
|Succeeded by||Frank Courtnay|
9 June 1913|
|Died||1 May 1985
Montrose, Victoria, Australia
|Political party||Australian Labor Party|
|Alma mater||University of Melbourne|
Born in Launceston, Tasmania, Holt was educated in Melbourne at Scotch College and the University of Melbourne. He became a barrister in 1940. In 1945 he was elected to the Victorian Legislative Assembly as the Labor member for Portland. He was defeated in 1947, but re-elected in 1950. He was Minister for Lands and Social Settlement from 1952-53. In 1955 he transferred to federal politics, winning the Australian House of Representatives seat of Darebin. Just three years later, in 1958, he retired from politics. Holt died in 1985.
- Murray, Robert. "Holt, Robert Wilfred (Bob) (1913–1985)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Canberra: Australian National University. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
- "Holt, Robert Wilfred". re-member: a database of all Victorian MPs since 1851. Parliament of Victoria.
- Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-06-20.
|Victorian Legislative Assembly|
|New title||Member for Portland
|Member for Portland
|Parliament of Australia|
|Member for Darebin
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