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|Member of the Australian Parliament
10 December 1949 – 29 May 1954
|Preceded by||Len Hamilton|
|Succeeded by||Harry Webb|
William Leonard Grayden
5 August 1920
Perth, Western Australia
|Political party||Liberal Party of Australia|
|Spouse(s)||Betsy Marie Chadwick (1926–2007)|
|Relations||Nat Harper (grandfather) David Grayden (brother)|
|Children||5 sons and 5 daughters|
|Residence||South Perth, Western Australia|
||Second Australian Imperial Force|
|Years of service||1940–1946|
|Battles/wars||Second World War
|Awards||Member of the Order of Australia|
William Leonard Grayden (born 5 August 1920) 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.
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