Born 31 August 1927
Died 9 July 1982. (Richmond. Memorial Park crematorium, North Altona)
Parents: Joseph, salesman, b. England, and Agnes Harper
Marriage: 29 Dec 1951 Audrey Christina Heaney, schoolteacher; 3d.
Religion: Church of England
Education: Benalla State and High Schools, Melbourne Teachers' College, Melbourne University, BA
Career: Schoolteacher 1945-1966; joint owner (with J. Simmonds (q.v.)) of Eildon grazing property; Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works commissioner 1963-1969; member Vic. Apiarists Association, Melbourne University Council 1977-1982, Sunshine Hospital planning committee, Aust. Poll Dorset Association, Aust.-Soviet Friendship Society, Aust.-Libya Friendship Society; trustee Western Suburbs Geriatric Hospital Williamstown city councillor 1955-1957, Altona shire councillor 1960-1969, president 1964-1965
Party: Australian Labor Party
Party Note: State executive 1959-1966, secretary parl. party 1980-1982
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLA||Grant||8 October 1966||(b/e)||28 April 1967|
|MLA||Deer Park||29 April 1967||19 March 1976|
|MLA||Keilor||20 March 1976||10 May 1982||Resigned|
Appointments: Minister of Consumer Affairs and Minister of Immigration and Ethnic Affairs Apr-May 1982. Meat Industry committee 1967-1970, 1973-1979. Public Works committee 1970-1973. Public Accounts committee 1979-1980. Public Accounts and Expenditure Review committee 1980-1981.
*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.