Born 11 November 1906
(Towong Hill, Corryong, Victoria)
Died 04 February 1984. (Melbourne Buried Towong Hill)
Parents: Walter Edward, grazier and Winifred Hatton Dibbs, niece of New South Wales premier Sir George Dibbs.
Marriage: 4 Nov 1935 (Sibyl) Elyne Keith Chauvel, author and d. of General Sir Harry Chauvel; 2s. 2d.
Occupation: Barrister and grazier
Religion: Church of England
Education: Cranbrook School, Sydney, Cambridge University, MA.
Career: Cambridge Lacrosse Blue; barrister inner Temple (London); called to New South Wales Bar 1931; grazier on 4000-acre family Towong Hill station, Corryong, cattle, sheep and horse stud; founded Aust. National Ski Fed. 1932, captain Aust. skiing teams, gold medal winner Aust., England, New Zealand; Visited Austria 1932, 1938-1939, Russia and Far East 1934, Chile 1938; did course in international relations, Harvard, USA, 1938; Australian Imperial Force 1940-1945, 2/22 battalion and Headquarters 8th Division, captain, POW Changi 1942-1945; Boy Scout district commissioner over 30 years; president Corryong Agric. Society; member Upper Murrary Regional committee 1946; president and life member Youth Hostels Association; qualified pilot; active in local historical societies; CMG 1976. Upper Murray shire councillor 1935-1958, president 1937-1938, 1946-1947
Party: Country Party
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLA||Benambra||7 June 1947||(b/e)||19 March 1976|
*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.