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Abbott, Sir Albert (Francis)locked

Kt 1981; CBE 1974

Born Marvel Loch, WA, 10 Dec. 1913; s of late Albert Victor and Diana Abbott; m 1941, Gwendoline Joyce Maclean; two s four d; died 10 Feb. 2006

Mayor, City of Mackay, Queensland, 1970–88

Education

Mount Martin and Mackay State Schs, Qld

Career

Served RAAF, 1941–45. Sugar cane farmer, 1950–; gave twenty years service to sugar industry organisations. Member: Picture, Theatre and Films Commn, 1975–90; Qld Local Govt Grants Commn, 1977–85. Returned Services League of Australia: Mem., 1946–; Pres., Mackay Sub-Br., 1960–65; Dist Pres., Mackay, 1965–74; Pres., Qld State, 1974–90; Hon. Life Pres., Qld State, 1991–; Hon. Life Vice Pres., Nat. Br., 1995–. President: N Qld Local Govt Assoc., 1975–84; Qld Local Govt Assoc., 1983–88; Aust. Local Govt Assoc., 1986–87; Lifeline Mackay, 1990–. Mem., Mackay Rotary Club. Governor, Utah Foundn, 1975–88. Hon. Dr Central Qld Univ., 1996

Clubs

United Services (Brisbane); RSL Ex-Services, Golf, Trotting, Turf, Amateur Race, Diggers Race, Legacy (all in Mackay)

Address

2 Tudor Court, Mackay, Qld 4740, Australia