William Carroll (Australian politician)

William Carroll (3 January 1872 – 30 May 1936) was an Australian politician. Born in Garvoc, Victoria, he was educated at Horsham before moving to Western Australia during the gold rush to become a miner, and subsequently became a farmer at Tammin. He was General Secretary of the Western Australian Primary Producers' Association, and was a member of the Western Australian Legislative Council from 1923 to 1924. In 1925, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Country Party Senator for Western Australia. He remained in the Senate until his death in 1936, necessitating the appointment of Thomas Marwick to replace him.[1]

William Carroll
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Senator for Western Australia
In office
1 July 1926 – 30 May 1936
Succeeded byThomas Marwick
Personal details
Born(1872-01-03)3 January 1872
Garvoc, Victoria
Died30 May 1936(1936-05-30) (aged 64)
NationalityAustralian
Political partyAustralian Country Party
OccupationFarmer

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 19 November 2008.