Walter, Arthur Lewis Nathan

Born 27 September 1873 (Coghill's Creek, Victoria)
Died 22 April 1951. (Bacchus Marsh. Melbourne general cemetery)
Parents: Nathan, farmer, and Elizabeth Ann Stubbs, both b. England
Marriage: c1903 Jane Caldon; 3d.
Occupation: Farmer and grazier
Religion: Presbyterian
Education: State school and Ballarat School of Mines

Career: Two years mining Tasmania and Western Australia; farmed Werribee and Little River, owned 1800 acres Benalla; later grazier at Melton; chairman Vic. Newspapers Ltd;

Party: Country Party
Party Note: Deputy leader 1924-1929; central councillor 1916-1929, treasurer 1917-1920, chief president 1920-1922, v-president 1922-1926

House Electorate Start *   End *  
MLAGippsland WestMay 1924(b/e)September 1929Resigned
Resigned to contest federal seat of Indi.
Other seats contested: Corio (fed.) 1919, Indi (fed.) 1931
Appointments: Royal commission Dairying Industry 1928. Public Accounts committee 1925-1929.
References: Farmer's Advocate 9 May 1924; Geelong Advertiser 27 Mar 1929; Countryman 20 Sept 1929
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.