Curnow, Rupert Colman

Born 30 October 1898 (Ballarat, Victoria)
Died 18 December 1950. (Heidelberg. Warringal cemetery Heidelberg)
Parents: Josiah, schoolteacher, and Florence Daws, b. England
Marriage: 16 Nov 1923 Eileen Adeline Purcell; 1s. 1d.
Occupation: Grazier
Education: Ballarat Grammar School; studied medicine before enlistment.

Career: 8th Light Horse, Middle East 1914-1918, wounded, soldier settler grazier Corryong, lived Heidelberg from 1934, but retained Corryong interests, member State Repatriation Board 1942-1946; during WWII official visitor Heidelberg RepatriationHospital; state council member RSL 1939-1950, state executive 1941-1948, v-president1945-1947. Upper Murray shire councillor 1933-1935

Party: Liberal Party; Liberal Country Party

House Electorate Start *   End *  
MLAIvanhoe8 November 1947 December 1950 

Other seats contested: Contested Corio (fed.) 1943.
Appointments: Printing committee 1947-1950.
References: Who's Who in Australia 1950, Victoria, 'Parliamentary Debates' 20 June 1951, 2961-3; Herald 17 Oct 1947; Age 19 Dec 1950
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.