May, Robert William

Born 06 July 1909 (Yarram, Victoria)
Died 16 April 1986.
Parents: Robert, grazier, and Elizabeth Buist Wilson
Marriage: 21 Apr 1930 Helena Rossiter; 5s. 2d.
Occupation: Dairy farmer and grazier
Religion: Uniting Church
Education: Macks Creek State School, Yarram High School

Career: Dairy farmer and grazier Trenton Valley, Won Wron; director South Eastern Dairy, Yarram Dairy Company Ltd; founding director Aust. Dairy Techmcas Services; secretary Yarram branch Dairyfarmers' Association 20 years; JP 1945; lived Yarram from 1963.

Party: Country Party
Party Note: Joined Yarram branch 1934, president Yarram branch and district electorate council, member Liberal-Country (McEwen) executive 1938-1943, central councillor 1943-1957, treasurer 1949-1953, president 1956-1957

House Electorate Start *   End *  
MLCGippsland30 June 1957(b/e)18 May 1973Defeated

Other seats contested: McMillan (fed.) 1949
References: Who's Who in Australia 1962-1971; Eric White Associates Ltd, 'Victorian State Parliamentary and Civic Guide', Melbourne, 1960-74; Countryman 17 Feb 1956; personal information
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.