Paddy Crick

Politician

1862 – 1908

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Who was Paddy Crick?

William Patrick Crick, known as Paddy Crick or W.P.Crick was an Australian politician, solicitor and newspaper proprietor. He was described by author Cyril Pearl as an irresistible demagogue, who "looked like a prize fighter, dressed like a tramp, talked like a bullocky, and to complete the pattern of popular virtues, owned champion horses which he backed heavily and recklessly."

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Born
Feb 10, 1862
Truro
Nationality
  • Australia
Profession
Died
Aug 23, 1908
Randwick

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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