Wylie Gibbs

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Dr Wylie Gibbs
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Bowman
In office
30 November 1963 – 25 October 1969
Preceded by Jack Comber
Succeeded by Len Keogh
Personal details
Born (1922-07-26) 26 July 1922 (age 94)
Queensland
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Occupation Doctor

Wylie Talbot Gibbs (born 26 July 1922) was an Australian politician. Born in Queensland, he was educated at Ipswich Boys' Grammar School and the University of Queensland before becoming a doctor and grazier. He was a doctor with the Royal Flying Doctor Service 1947-48 and was a house surgeon in London, England, 1949-51. From 1953-64 he was a surgeon in Ipswich and Brisbane. In 1963 he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Liberal member for Bowman, defeating Labor member Jack Comber. He held the seat until his defeat in 1969, after which he became Executive Director of the Australian Pharmaceuticals Manufacturers' Association.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-07-05. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Jack Comber
Member for Bowman
1963 – 1969
Succeeded by
Len Keogh