Neil McNeill, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Neil McNeill

Australian politician

Date of Birth: 19-Jun-1921

Place of Birth: Yarloop, Western Australia, Australia

Date of Death: 08-Feb-2009

Profession: politician, civil servant

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Neil McNeill

  • Neil McNeill (19 June 1921 – 8 February 2009) was an Australian politician.
  • Born in Yarloop, Western Australia, he was educated at Scotch College, Perth, and the University of Western Australia, after which he became a farmer.
  • He served in the military in 1945, and returned to become a district officer with the Western Australian Department of Agriculture.
  • In 1961, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Liberal member for Canning.
  • He held the seat until his defeat by a Country Party candidate in 1963.
  • In 1965 he was elected to the Western Australian Legislative Council for Lower West, where he remained until 1983, when he retired.He died aged 87, on 8 February 2009, at Bethesda Hospital near his home in Cottesloe, and was buried on 12 February 2009 at Drakesbrook Cemetery, Waroona.

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