Bill Falkinder


Bill Falkinder
Bill Falkinder
CBE
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Franklin
In office
28 September 1946 – 31 October 1966
Preceded by Charles Frost
Succeeded by Thomas Pearsall
Personal details
Born 29 August 1921(1921-08-29)
Hobart, Tasmania
Died 11 July 1993(1993-07-11) (aged 71)
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Occupation Military officer

Charles William Jackson "Bill" Falkinder CBE (29 August 1921 – 11 July 1993) was an Australian politician. Born in Hobart, Tasmania, he was educated at Hobart High School and served in the RAF in Pathfinders from 1940-1945 receiving the DSO, DFC Bar. In 1946 he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Liberal member for Franklin, narrowly defeating Labor minister Charles Frost with a 10% swing. He held the seat until his retirement in 1966.Awarded CBE for service. Bill Falkinder died in 1993.[1]

References

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. http://psephos.adam-carr.net/countries/a/australia. Retrieved 2008-11-09. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Charles Frost
Member for Franklin
1946 – 1966
Succeeded by
Thomas Pearsall



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