Vasey Houghton

William Vasey Houghton MLC (3 January 1921–11 January 2001), better known as Vasey Houghton, was an Australian politician, grazier, and conservationist. He was one of the longest-serving members of the Victorian State Parliament, spending eighteen years as a Member of the Legislative Council, nine of them on the front bench. Houghton is remembered for his work cleaning up HM Prison Pentridge and the Yarra River.

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... In 1967, Houghton ran for the Victorian Legislative Council, obtaining a seat in the new Templestowe Province ... Today, Houghton is best-remembered for his work cleaning up HM Prison Pentridge and the Yarra River ...

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