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Francis Field

Francis Field

Born
23 December 1904 (North Carlton, Victoria)
Died
04 June 1985 (Victoria)
Parents
William John, Commonwealth public servant, and Kate Emily Honeybone
Marriage
23 June 1934 Aileen Mary O'Brien, 1s. 4d.
Occupation
Solicitor
Religion
Catholic
Education
St Mary's Primary School , Dandenong, St Kevin's College and Melbourne University , MA, LLB.
Career
Practised as solicitor from 1930, Dandenong and Melbourne , Royal Australian Air Force 1942-1945, flying officer, member Licensing Court 1954-1968, Liquor Control Commission 1968-1972, chairman Churchill National Park, trustee Royal Australian Air Force Welfare Fund, member Melbourne University Council, Defence Department Board of Business Administration, Dandenong Hospital committee, v-president Dandenong Football Club.;
Party
Australian Labor Party
Party Note
President, Dandenong branch, deputy leader 1945-1947
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLA
Dandenong
1st Oct 1937
 
1st Oct 1947
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.

Appointments
Minister of Public Instruction Sept 1943, Nov 1945-Nov 1947, Deputy Premier Nov 1945-Nov 1947. Standing Orders committee 1942-1947. Statute Law Revision committee 1944-1947.
References
Who's Who in Australia 1938-1977; 'Notable Australians', Melbourne, 1978; Sandnngham and Brighton Advertiser 4 Apr 1979; Murray, R., 'The Split: Australian Labor in the Fifties', Melbourne, 1972; Blake, L. J. (ed.), 'Vision and Realisation: A Centenary History of State Education in Victoria', Melbourne, 1973; White, K. B., 'John Cain and Victorian Labor 1917-57', Sydney, 1982; 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)