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Selwyn John "Sel" Muller (18 October 1917 – 24 February 2008) was a dairy farmer and member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly.[1]


Selwyn Muller
Speaker of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
In office
8 August 1979 – 17 October 1983
Preceded byJim Houghton
Succeeded byJohn Warner
ConstituencyFassifern
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Fassifern
In office
17 May 1969 – 22 October 1983
Preceded byAlf Muller
Succeeded byKev Lingard
Personal details
Born
Selwyn John Muller

(1917-10-18)18 October 1917
Boonah, Queensland, Australia
Died24 February 2008(2008-02-24) (aged 90)
Boonah, Queensland, Australia
Resting placeKalbar General Cemetery
NationalityAustralian
Political partyCountry Party/National Party
Spouse(s)Patricia Margaret O'Callaghan (m.1950 d.1988)
RelationsAlf Muller (father)
OccupationDairy farmer

BiographyEdit

Muller was born in Boonah, Queensland, to parents Adolf Gustav Muller and his wife Annie (née Lobegeiger) and attended Kalbar State School and Boonah High School. He became a farmer and grazier in the Boonah district. In World War Two he was assigned to the 7 Division Cavalry Regiment reaching the rank of Lieutenant.[1]

On 14 August 1950 Muller married Patricia Margaret O'Callaghan (died 1988) and together had one son and one daughter. He died in February 2008 and was buried in Kalbar General Cemetery.[2]

Political careerEdit

Muller represented the state seat of Fassifern from 1969 until 1983, taking over the seat from his father, Alf Muller. He was the Speaker from 1979 until 1983.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 27 March 2016.
  2. ^ Cemeteries OnlineScenic Rim Regional Council Retrieved 27 March 2016.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Jim Houghton
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
1979–1983
Succeeded by
John Warner
Preceded by
Alf Muller
Member for Fassifern
1969–1983
Succeeded by
Kev Lingard