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David Havelock Gibson

David Havelock Gibson

Born
07 February 1873 (Havelock, Victoria)
Died
27 April 1940 (East Melbourne Cressy cemetery)
Parents
David, farmer, and Grace Gerrand, both b. Scotland
Marriage
c1909 Margaret Barbara McKenzie; 1d.
Occupation
Wheat farmer and grazier
Religion
Presbyterian
Career
Wheat farmer and grazier 34 years, mainly grazing interests in later years; chairman Western Plains Co-operative Society; noted Corriedale breeder; judge at many agric. shows; director Vic. Wheatgrowers Corporation 1921-1940, chairman spent one year in London on its behalf; active in most local movements; trustee Cressy Presbyterian church. Brother of William Gerrand Gibson MHR Corangamite 1918-1929 and Senator 1934-1937.;Leigh shire councillor 1910-1922, president 1911-1913
Party
Victorian Farmers Union
Party Note
Parl. secretary and whip, founding president Cressy Victorian Farmers Union
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLA
Grenville
1st Nov 1917
 
1st Aug 1921
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
Wannon (fed.) 1922, Grenville 1924, Grant 1927
References
Argus 29 Apr 1940; Cressy and Lismore Pioneer 1 May 1940; Lomas, L. G., 'The Western District Farmer 1914-27', PhD thesis, Monash Inversity, 1979
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)