Mr William John Patrick MCCARTHY (1923 - 1987)**
- Date of Birth: 22/05/1923
- Place of Birth: Australia
- Date of Death: 25/04/1987
- Place of Death: Australia
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|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||7 Oct 1978||22 Apr 1987||8yr(s) 6mth(s) 16day(s)|
|Member for Armidale||7 Oct 1978||28 Aug 1981||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 22day(s)|
46th (1978 - 1981)
|Member for Northern Tablelands||19 Sep 1981||5 Mar 1984||2yr(s) 5mth(s) 16day(s)|
47th (1981 - 1984)
|Member for Northern Tablelands||24 Mar 1984||22 Apr 1987||3yr(s) 30day(s)|
48th (1984 - 1988)
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP).
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Grazier since 1959. Field Officer, 1970 - 1978, Community Development and Extension Division, Department. Recreational interests include golf, bowls and gardening.
Royal Australian Air Force - Flying Officer
Son of P. McCarthy. Married Thelma on 8 March 1945 and they had 2 daughters and 1 son.
Ken Turner and Michael Hogan (editors), The Worldly Art of Politics, Sydney, Federation Press, 2006 (Chapter 6: "A tale of two independents" [Bill McCarthy and Richard Torbay], by Frank Bongiorno, page 55)