McLennan, Duncan

Born 17 December 1861 (Strathalbyn, South Australia)
Died 21 May 1946. (Geelong. Western cemetery, Geelong.)
Parents: Kenneth, farmer, and Margaret McGregor
Marriage: c1890 Willena McDonald; 1s. 2d.
Occupation: Farmer and grazier
Religion: Presbyterian

Career: Arrived Vic. at 12, family settled Ailsa; farmer and grazier; moved to Geelong 1910; director Fed. Woollen Mills, Geelong; Melbourne Harbor Trust commissioner 1913-1937; president Vic. Chamber of Agric.; chairman Western Wimmera Irrigation and Water Supply Trust; v-president Farmers and Settlers Co-operative Insurance Company; president Geelong Mechanics Institute, Geelong Try Boys Brigade; member board of St George's Presbyterian Church, Geelong. Dimboola shire councillor 1889-1890

Party: Nationalist; Economy Party
Party Note: Before part. founding chairman People's party 1910. Economy party 1917-1918.

House Electorate Start *   End *  
MLABarwonNovember 1917 September 1920Defeated

Other seats contested: Dundas 1911, Barwon 1921
Appointments: Royal commission Fisheries 1918-1919
References: The People 12 Nov 1917; Argus 23 May 1946; Geelong Advertiser 24 May 1946
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.