Bill Price (politician)

William Norris James "Bill" Price (born 11 May 1935) was a member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly.[1]

Bill Price
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Mount Isa
In office
22 October 1983 – 1 Nov 1986
Preceded byAngelo Bertoni
Succeeded byPeter Beard
Personal details
Born
William Norris James Price

(1935-05-11) 11 May 1935 (age 84)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Political partyLabor
Spouse(s)Elizabeth Ann Bach (m.1964)
Alma materUniversity of Queensland
OccupationSchool teacher

BiographyEdit

Price was born in Brisbane, Queensland, the son of John Benedict Price and his wife Mary Helen Jessie Brodie (née Norris)[1] 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.[1]

Public careerEdit

Price, a member of the Labor Party, defeated Angelo Bertoni[2] to win the seat of Mount Isa in the Queensland Legislative Assembly at the 1983 state election.[1] He held it for one three-year term before being defeated by Peter Beard at the 1986 state election.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  2. ^ Bertoni, Angelo Pietro Dante Queensland Parliament. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  3. ^ Beard, Mr Peter FrancisQueensland Parliament. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Angelo Bertoni
Member for Mount Isa
1983–1986
Succeeded by
Peter Beard