|Title of host publication||The Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate|
|Subtitle of host publication||1983-2002|
|Editors||Geoffrey Browne, Kay Walsh, Joel Bateman, Hari Gupta|
|Place of Publication||Canberra, Australia|
|Publisher||Department of the Senate|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 2017|
Gordon Douglas McIntosh was born in Glasgow, Scotland on 29 May 1925, the son of Gordon McIntosh, ship's stoker and swimming pool attendant, and his wife Dorothy Robson, née Douglas. Attending Drumoyne Primary School and Govan High School, he was apprenticed in 1940 as a fitter and turner, starting work in the Glasgow shipyards before serving as a mechanic with the Royal Air Force from 1946 to 1948. McIntosh worked in Glasgow for a lamp-making firm (1948–49) and then with a foundry, as a fitter and turner and maintenance engineer.
|Name||Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate|
|Publisher||Melbourne University Press|
HAWKINS, J. (2017). McIntosh, Gordon Douglas (1925-2019): Senator for Western Australia, 1974-87 (Australian Labor Party). In G. Browne, K. Walsh, J. Bateman, & H. Gupta (Eds.), The Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate: 1983-2002 (Vol. 4, pp. 496-499). (Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate; Vol. 4). Canberra, Australia: Department of the Senate.