John Panizza

John Horace Panizza (24 March 1931 – 31 January 1997) was an Australian politician. Born at Southern Cross, Western Australia, he was a farmer and property developer, and served on Yilgarn Shire Council. In 1987, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Liberal Senator for Western Australia. He held his Senate seat until his death in 1997; Ross Lightfoot was appointed to replace him.[1]

John Panizza
Senator for Western Australia
In office
11 July 1987 – 31 January 1997
Succeeded byRoss Lightfoot
Personal details
Born(1931-03-24)24 March 1931
Southern Cross, Western Australia
Died31 January 1997(1997-01-31) (aged 65)
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Political partyLiberal Party of Australia
Coral Anne Noble
m. 1958)


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 20 July 2007. Retrieved 19 November 2008.