Mr (Bill) William Robert WEILEY (1901 - 1989)**
- Date of Birth: 06/04/1901
- Place of Birth: Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 12/09/1989
- Place of Death: Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||26 Mar 1955||13 Jan 1971||15yr(s) 9mth(s) 19day(s)|
|Member for Clarence||26 Mar 1955||6 Feb 1956||10mth(s) 12day(s)|
37th (1953 - 1956)
|Member for Clarence||3 Mar 1956||16 Feb 1959||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 14day(s)|
38th (1956 - 1959)
|Member for Clarence||20 Feb 1959||5 Feb 1962||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 17day(s)|
39th (1950 - 1953)
|Member for Clarence||3 Mar 1962||31 Mar 1965||3yr(s) 29day(s)|
40th (1962 - 1965)
|Member for Clarence||1 May 1965||23 Jan 1968||2yr(s) 8mth(s) 23day(s)|
41st (1965 - 1968)
|Member for Clarence||24 Feb 1968||13 Jan 1971||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 21day(s)|
42nd (1968 - 1971)
Political Party Activity
Independent. Later joined the Country Party.
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Commercial traveller, radio announcer and hotel manager. Educated at Grafton High School and became a commercial traveller, radio announcer and hotel manager. Chairman of Grafton and South Grafton Water Board; member of Hospitals Commission; Grafton Hospital committee, and Grafton Fire Brigade; secretary of Grafton Chamber of Commerce; president of Pensioners' Welfare Council; president of Prisoners' Aid Society; director of Grafton Benevolent Home; secretary of Volunteer Flood Rescue Water Brigade; held office in numerous sporting and musical associations; Rotarian.
Local Government Activity
Alderman Grafton City Council 4.12.1937-2.12.1953, Mayor 1950-1952
Son of William James Weiley and his wife Sarah McFarlane. Married Alma Braithwaite on 21 June 1925 and they had 4 daughters and 2 sons.