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Randolph John ('Dolph') Eddy

Randolph John ('Dolph') Eddy

Born
02 May 1918 (Richmond, Victoria)
Died
05 May 1989
Parents
Randolph Edgar, driver, and Myrtle Truscott
Marriage
29 July 1941 Hazel May Morgan; 2s.
Occupation
Cabinet maker, upholsterer and union official
Religion
Methodist
Education
North Richmond State School, Richmond Technical School, Melbourne Technical College
Career
Australian Imperial Force 1943-1945, Light AA Unit, Pacific Islands, sergeant; Postmaster-General employee; wood machinist and cabinet maker; supervisor upholstery department, Dunlop Pty Ltd; president Furnishing Trade Union 1959-1962, fed. council and ACTU delegate, member Trades Hall Council Labor Day committee; president Spensley St State School committee 1956-1976; president Fitzroy High School Council 1958-1979; JP 1957-1962; president Collingwood and Clifton Hill Youth Clubs; office bearer Collingwood Elderly Citizens' Club; member Grants Commission 1983- ; recruiting officer Collingwood Football Club 18 years; horse-racing interests; active welfare worker.;Collingwood city councillor 1955-1976, mayor 1957-1958, 1967-1968
Party
Australian Labor Party
Party Note
President 1952-1955 and secretary Clifton Hill branch, parl. spokesman on social welfare 1976-1979, Legislative Council whip 1976-1982
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLC
Doutta Galla
30th May 1970
 
19th Mar 1976
 
MLC
Thomastown
20th Mar 1976
 
2nd Apr 1982
Lost preselection

*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.

Inaugural Speech
28 October 1971, ALP, Council, Thomastown
 
7 October 1970, ALP, Council, Doutta Galla
Other seats contested
Kooyong (fed.) 1955,1958, Camberwell (Legislative Assembly) 1964, Hawthorn (Legislative Assembly) 1967
References
Victorian Parliamentary Handbook; 'Notable Australians', Melbourne, 1978; Eric White Associates Ltd, 'Victorian State Parliamentary and Civic Guide', Melbourne, 1960-74; Fact 22 Apr 1966; Age 10 and 11 Nov 1978, 2 June 1980; Nation Review 24 Nov 1978
Initial Data Source
Browne, G, 'Biographical Register of the Victorian Parliament 1900-84', 1985
Last Update
Array (last date the record was checked and updated)