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Bill Morrow (Australian politician)

William Morrow (22 October 1888 – 12 July 1980)[1] was an Australian politician. Born in Rockhampton, Queensland, he received a primary education before becoming a railway worker. Having moved to Tasmania, he was Tasmanian Secretary of the Australian Railways Union 1936–1946. In 1946, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Labor Senator for Tasmania. He lost his Labor endorsement in 1953 and stood on his own ticket, under the name of "Tasmanian Labor Party". He received 5.1% of the vote but was defeated. Morrow died in 1980.[2]

Bill Morrow
William Morrow.jpg
Senator for Tasmania
In office
1 July 1947 – 30 June 1953
Personal details
Born(1888-10-22)22 October 1888
Rockhampton, Queensland
Died12 July 1980(1980-07-12) (aged 91)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Political partyLabor (1947–53)
Independent (1953)
OccupationRailway worker


  1. ^ "MORROW, William (1888–1980) Senator for Tasmania, 1947–53 (Australian Labor Party)". The Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate. Parliament of Australia. Retrieved 16 October 2017.
  2. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 6 October 2008. Retrieved 24 November 2008.