William Wilson Killen

  • Born 1860 in Ireland
  • Died 20 February 1939
  • A New Stater and member of the Parliamentary Constitution Amendment League
  • President of the Farmers and Settlers’ Association of NSW 1921-22
  • During a condolence motion, Prime Minister Earle Page said: “As an authority on matters connected with the pastoral industry, his contribution to debates on questions affecting rural industries were always welcome by his parliamentary colleagues.” Opposition Leader John Curtin said: “I never heard him say an unkind or an unfair word. It was apparent that he was an upright man who could support his case without either prejudice or the desire to provoke bitterness.”
Cristy Houghton