George Pearce facts for kids
Pearce in 1956
|Member of the Australian Parliament
10 December 1949 – 9 December 1961
|Preceded by||Charles Davidson|
|Succeeded by||George Gray|
|Born||17 September 1917
Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
Nell Graham (m. 1939)
Henry George Pearce (born 17 September 1917) is a former Australian politician. He was a member of the House of Representatives from 1949 to 1961, representing the Liberal Party in the Division of Capricornia.
In 1960, Pearce was made Government Whip in the House of Representatives under Hubert Opperman.
Pearce turned 100 years old in September 2017. He is the first member of federal parliament to live to be 100. He and Bill Grayden are the only surviving MPs from the 1940s.
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