Roy Wheeler (politician)

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Roy Wheeler
Roy Wheeler.jpg
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Mitchell
In office
10 December 1949 – 16 March 1961
Preceded by New seat
Succeeded by John Armitage
Personal details
Born (1909-02-04)4 February 1909
Gosford, New South Wales
Died 16 March 1971(1971-03-16) (aged 62)
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Occupation Stockbroker

Roy Crawford Wheeler (4 February 1909 – 16 March 1971) was an Australian politician. Born in Gosford, New South Wales, he was educated at state schools before running a business in Gosford. He subsequently became a stockbroker in Sydney, and underwent military service from 1940-46. In 1949, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as a member of the Liberal Party, representing the new seat of Mitchell. He held the seat until his defeat in 1961. Wheeler died in 1971.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-05-23. 
Parliament of Australia
Division created Member for Mitchell
1949–1961
Succeeded by
John Armitage