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(Leslie) William Galvin

(Leslie) William Galvin

Born
30 April 1903 (Woollahra, New South Wales)
Died
01 July 1966 (Bendigo. Fawkner crematorium)
Parents
Leslie Arthur, accountant, and Ethel Tisdale, matron and senior inspector New South Wales Children's Welfare Department.
Marriage
9 Apr 1931 Anne Edith Ruby, community worker and active ALP; 2s.
Occupation
Fitter and turner
Religion
Presbyterian
Education
Scotch College, Melbourne, Petersham Commercial School, New South Wales
Career
Fitter and turner Vic. Railways engineering branch, transferred to Bendigo 1929; president Bendigo Australian Railways Union; Amalgamated Engineering Union member; president Bendigo Trades Hall Council three times, Provincial Trades Hall Council Association; president Bendigo Athletic Carnival; keen footballer and cricketer; president Golden Square Football Club.;Bendigo city councillor 1939-1952, mayor 1944-1945
Party
Australian Labor Party
Party Note
Founding member and president Quarry Hill branch, state executive 1954-1957, 1958-1959, deputy leader 1947-1955
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLA
Bendigo
26th May 1945
(b/e)
17th Jun 1955
Defeated
MLA
Bendigo
31st May 1958
 
26th Jun 1964
 

*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 Lands and of Water Supply Nov 1945-Nov 1947. Chief Secretary and Deputy Premier Dec 1952-June 1955, acting Premier 1953. Egg Marketing committee 1951. Population Distribution committee 1959-1962.
References
Who's Who in Australia 1947-1965; Victoria, 'Parliamentary Debates' 7 Sept 1966, 41-3; Labor Call 4 Dec 1947; Age 9 Jan 1953; Argus 17 Aug 1953; SNP 2 July 1966; Houston, L. G., 'Ministers of Water Supply in Victoria', Melbourne, 1965; Murray, R., 'The Split: Australian Labor in the Fifties', Melbourne, 1972; White, K. B., 'John Cain and Victorian Labor 1917-57', Sydney, 1982.
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)