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ⓘ Bill Grayden. William Leonard Grayden is a former Australian politician. He was born in Perth, Western Australia. He was in the military with the 216th Infantry ..




Bill Grayden
                                     

ⓘ Bill Grayden

William Leonard Grayden is a former Australian politician. He was born in Perth, Western Australia. He was in the military with the 2/16th Infantry Battalion from 1940–1946.

In 1947, he was elected to the Western Australian Legislative Assembly as the Liberal member for Middle Swan, where he remained until 1949.

Along with George Pearce, Grayden is the earliest surviving MP, and one of only two living "Forty-Niner" Liberal MPs.

                                     
  • is the first member of federal parliament to live to be 100. He and Bill Grayden are the only surviving MPs from the 1940s. Mr. Opperman New Shipping
  • 1943 1943 Don Mountjoy Labor 1943 1946 Len Hamilton Country 1946 1949 Bill Grayden Liberal 1949 1954 Harry Webb Labor 1954 1955 Richard Cleaver Liberal
  • ISBN 0 - 521 - 32882 - 9, ISBN 0 - 521 - 35059 - X, ISBN 0 - 521 - 35060 - 3, ISBN 0 - 521 - 34350 - X. Webb, Grayden 2005 The History of the University of Cambridge and Education in England