Born 31 January 1925
Died 13 October 2002. (Kyneton)
Marriage: (1) Elsie, 1s. 1d. (2) Dec 1976 Marjorie Colebrook
Occupation: Engine driver and carrier
Career: Australian Imperial Force 1942-1947, SW Pacific, Japan; lived Niddrie from 1949; engine driver, first class, 1949-1956, Federated Engine Drivers' and Firemen's Association shop steward Newport Powerhouse; self-employed carrier 1956-1962; member Niddrie High School, Broadmeadows, Glenroy and Fawkner Technical College Councils, Niddrie State School committee, Airport West Progress Association; trustee Broadmeadows Hospital, Fawkner-Campbellfield Community Health Centre; founding member Victorian Vocational and Rehabilitation Centre 1971, chairman for 24 years; delegate to Constitutional Conventions. OAM June 1987. Keilor shire councillor 1958-1960
Party: Australian Labor Party
Party Note: Joined 1952, secretary Niddrie-Airport West branch 1955-1965 and president, president Broadmeadows state electorate committee 1961-1962, campaign director to R. T. Pollard MHR 1961, whip 1967-1976
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLA||Broadmeadows||4 August 1962||(b/e)||1 March 1985||Retired|
Appointments: Public works committee 1964-1973. Ansett Transport Industries committee 1972. Company Takeovers committee 1972-1979. Statute Law Revision committee 1973-1982. Privileges and Standing Orders committees 1982-1985. Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Committees 1982-1985.
Condolence speeches - Legislative Assembly
*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.