Bill Price (politician)
|Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly|
for Mount Isa
22 October 1983 – 1 Nov 1986
|Preceded by||Angelo Bertoni|
|Succeeded by||Peter Beard|
William Norris James Price
11 May 1935
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
|Spouse(s)||Elizabeth Ann Bach (m.1964)|
|Alma mater||University of Queensland|
Price was born in Brisbane, Queensland, the son of John Benedict Price and his wife Mary Helen Jessie Brodie (née Norris) He was educated at St Finbarr's in Ashgrove, Marist College Ashgrove, and Nudgee College before receiving a Certificate of Teaching at Kelvin Grove Teachers College and then attended the University of Queensland. He then taught on the Darling Downs before heading overseas to teach in Great Britain, Turkey, and Canada. After teaching he was a restaurant owner and service station proprietor. In 1954 he did his national Service, stationed at the RAAF base at Amberley in Queensland.
On the 4 July 1964 Price married Elizabeth Ann Bach and together had three sons and two daughters.
Price, a member of the Labor Party, defeated Angelo Bertoni to win the seat of Mount Isa in the Queensland Legislative Assembly at the 1983 state election. He held it for one three-year term before being defeated by Peter Beard at the 1986 state election.
|Parliament of Queensland|
| Member for Mount Isa