Mibus, (Johan) Wilfred John

Born 14 September 1900 (Katyil near Dimboola, Victoria)
Died 18 April 1964. (Horsham. Horsham cemetery)
Parents: Carl August, pioneer farmer, and Mathilda Nuske
Marriage: 26 Aug 1925, Adelaide, Dora Esther Louise Graebner; 1s. 1d.
Occupation: Farmer and grazier
Religion: Lutheran
Education: Studied for Lutheran ministry Concordia College, Adelaide, three years of medical course, Melbourne University, gave up studies due to severe asthma

Career: Farmer and grazier Green Lakes near Horsham 1925-1954, then moved to Horsham; founding secretary Horsham branch Wheat and Woolgrowers Association; member Horsham Agric Society; president Horsham Football Club 1960-1962; played pennant tennis; member Social Service committee of Vic. Lutheran church.

Party: Country Party; Liberal Country Party
Party Note: Councillor 1936-1945, resigned 1949 and joined Liberal Country Party

House Electorate Start *   End *  
MLALowanNovember 1944(b/e)October 1945 
MLABorungNovember 1945 April 1955 
MLALowanMay 1955 April 1964 

Appointments: Minister of Water Supply and of Mines 7 June 1955-18 Apr 1964. Chairman of Committees June 1950-Oct 1952. Public Works committee 1945-1947.
References: Who's Who in Australia 1947-1963; Victoria, 'Parliamentary Debates' 21 Apr 1964, 3793-801; Age 28 July 1955, 20 Apr 1964; Wimmera Mail Times 20 Apr 1964.
Initial data source: Browne, G, 'Biographical Register of the Victorian Parliament 1900-84', 1985
Last update: 1985 (last date the record was checked and updated)

*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.