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Frederick Lewis Edmunds

Frederick Lewis Edmunds

Born
12 April 1901 (Launceston, Tasmania)
Died
23 June 1985 (Victoria)
Parents
Walter George, school teacher, and Frances Jane Fysh, niece of Sir Philip Fysh, MHR.
Marriage
22 Oct 1922 Lillian Florence Hore; 2d.
Occupation
School teacher
Education
West Hawthorn State School, Scotch College, Melbourne University
Career
Orchardist Ringwood 1924-1935; school teacher Fiji Methodist High School 1924-1926, Ballarat College 1927-1932, Scotch College 1937-1945; major, Southern Command 1940-1943; field secretary Queensland Temperance League 1950-1952; field secretary New South Wales Temperance Alliance 1952-1954, general secretary 1954; remained active in temperance movement for some years; retired to Melbourne;
Party
Liberal Party
 
Liberal and Country Party
Party Note
With J. S. Lechte (q.v.) expelled parl. Liberal Country Party Feb 1950 after criticism of Holloway government During 1930s member Young Nats
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLA
Hawthorn
10th Nov 1945
 
12th May 1950
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.

Other seats contested
Ballarat 1929, Ballarat (fed.) 1929,1934, Northcote 1935, Warrenheip and Grenville 1937, Yarra (fed.) 1940, Nunawading (b/e) 1943
References
Who's Who in Australia 1950-1959; West, K., 'Power in the Liberal Party', Melbourne, 1965; White, K. B., 'A Political Biography of Thomas Tuke Hollway', MA thesis, La Trobe University, 1975; personal information.
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)