Born 09 March 1890
Died 18 June 1966. (Brighton. Springvale crematorium)
Parents: Charles Edward, solicitor, and Mary Annie Mitchell
Marriage: 10 June 1924 Madelaine Eliza Dubrelle Guthrie; 2d.
Occupation: Accountant and soldier
Religion: Church of England
Education: Miss Wilmot's, Brighton, Brighton Grammar School; qualified accountant 1911, studied London 1912-1913
Career: Member of firm of Tovell and Lucas public accountants from 1919 Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants; Australian Imperial Force 1915-1919, 4th brigade , Major 1918, mentioned in dispatches, DSO 1918; Commanding Officer 14th battalion 1924-1930 and 46th battalion 1932-1938, staff army Headquarters 1938-1939; president Brighton Beach RSL 1928-1935; brigadier and Commanding Officer 10th and 26th brigade s 1940-1942, Tobruk, El Alamein, New Guinea, m.i.d thrice, bar to DSO 1942, CBE 1943, Deputy Adjutant-General Land Headquarters 1944-1945; Efficiency Decoration; director Nyanza Sugar Company Ltd; president Royal Melbourne Hospital 1951-1953 and council member 1933-1950; member Melbourne University Council 1953-1955; president Brighton Grammarians' Society, Melbourne Orphanage; member Brighton Grammar and Technical School Councils, active Brighton Historical Society; vestryman St Andrew's Church of England Brighton. Brighton city councillor 1924-1926
Party: Liberal Party; Liberal Country Party; Electoral Reform League
Party Note: Expelled Liberal Country Party Aug 1953 over support for Hollway.
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLA||Brighton||10 November 1945||27 May 1955||Defeated|
*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.