Ian Wood (politician)

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Ian Wood
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Senator for Queensland
In office
22 February 1950 – 30 June 1978
Personal details
Born(1901-01-31)31 January 1901
Mackay, Queensland
Died7 January 1992(1992-01-07) (aged 90)
Mackay, Queensland
NationalityAustralian
Political partyLiberal Party of Australia
OccupationTravel agent

Ian Alexander Christie Wood (31 January 1901 – 7 January 1992) was an Australian politician. Born at Mackay, Queensland, he was educated at state schools before becoming a travel agent. He served on Mackay City Council, including some years as mayor, 1930–1933, 1943–1953. He was also President of the Queensland Local Government Association and the Mackay Chamber of Commerce. In 1949, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Liberal Senator for Queensland. He remained a Senator until his retirement in 1977, taking effect in 1978. Wood died in 1992.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 20 July 2007. Retrieved 16 November 2008.