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Don Cameron (Queensland Labor politician)

Donald James Cameron (15 October 1917 – 22 June 1964), Australian politician, was born in Cloncurry, Queensland, and was educated at Catholic schools. He moved to Brisbane where he worked as a chef and catering manager. Active in the Australian Labor Party from an early age, he unexpectedly won the middle-class seat of Lilley at the 1961 election, but was defeated in 1963.

Don Cameron
DonCameron1962.jpg
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Lilley
In office
9 December 1961 – 30 November 1963
Preceded byBruce Wight
Succeeded byKevin Cairns
Personal details
Born(1917-10-15)15 October 1917
Cloncurry, Queensland
Died22 June 1964(1964-06-22) (aged 46)
NationalityAustralian
Political partyAustralian Labor Party
OccupationChef

Cameron died in 1964 and was buried in Nudgee Cemetery.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nudgee Cemetery Mapping InterfaceNudgee Cemetery Retrieved 3 January 2015.
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Bruce Wight
Member for Lilley
1961–1963
Succeeded by
Kevin Cairns