Paterson, Frederick Woolnough (Fred) (1897 - 1977)
- Activist and Politician
Fred Paterson was the first Australian communist elected to be a member of Parliament. He elected to the Queensland Parliament by the electors of Bowen in 1944.
See Diane Menghetti, 'Paterson, Frederick Woolnough (Fred) (1897 - 1977)', Australian Dictionary of Biography Online.
Created: 23 January 2006, Last modified: 21 June 2006