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Vince Jones
Australian politician

Vince Jones

Vince Jones
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Quick Facts

Intro Australian politician
Was Politician
From Australia
Field Politics
Gender male
Birth 15 June 1910, Barcaldine, Barcaldine Region, Queensland, Australia
Death 30 October 1971, Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia (aged 61 years)
Star sign Gemini
Politics National Party of Australia – Queensland
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Biography

Vincent Edward "Vince" Jones (15 June 1910 – 30 October 1971) was a member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly.

Biography

Jones was born in Barcaldine, Queensland, the son of Frank Harold Jones and his wife Kathleen Clarke (née Ivers). He was educated at Kalapa State School and on leaving school became a dairy farmer ,pig raiser and breeder.

On 16 June 1936 Jones married Doris Elsie McNamara and together had a son and a daughter. He died in October 1971 at his home in Yeppoon and was buried in the North Rockhampton Cemetery.

Public career

Jones started out in politics as an alderman on the Fitzroy Shire Council from 1944 to 1950.

At the 1950 Queensland state election, Jones won the new seat of Callide for the Country Party, easily defeating his Labor opponent, Patrick Moore. He went on to represent the electorate until his death in 1971. Jones was the Chief Government Whip from 1960–1971.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 18 Aug 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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