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John Albert Little

John Albert Little

Born
13 October 1914 (Maryborough, Victoria)
Died
25 November 1988
Parents
John Richard Jeffrey, retail shoe shop manager, and Florence Terry
Marriage
10 Sept 1938 Ila Elizabeth Clark; 2s.
Occupation
Union official
Religion
Protestant
Education
East Brunswick and Thornbury State Schools.
Career
Boot clicker; president Vic. Boot Trade Employees Fed. 1944-1945, treasurer and full-time union official 1948-1954, Fed. v-president 1949; Trades Hall Council and ACTU delegate 1949-1953; Trades Hall Council representative on Melbourne University Extension Board; visited United Kingdom, Europe, USA 1952 on Commonwealth Bank Industrial Relations scholarship; after parl. newsagent; MCG trustee 1969; racehorse owner; Protestant Sunday school teacher before 1938.;
Party
Australian Labor Party
 
Democratic Labor Party
Party Note
Joined Northcote ALP 1940, secretary Deakin fed. electorate council state executive 1949-1955, president 1953-1954, prominent industrial grouper; left 1955 and joined Anti-Communist Labor (Democratic Labor Party), Democratic Labor Party Legislative Council leader 1955-1958, state leader 1961-1968
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLC
Melbourne North
14th Aug 1954
(b/e)
20th Jun 1958
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
Northcote (Legislative Assembly) 1961, 1964, 1967, Batman (fed.) 1962 (b/e), 1963, Higinbotham (fed.) 1966, Senate 1958, 1961, 1964
Appointments
Senator 1968-1974
References
Who's Who in Australia 1955, 1968-1977; Commonwealth Parliamentary Handbook; Herald 7 Aug 1954, 18 Apr 1974; Aust. Democratic Labor Nov 1958; SNP 27 Nov 1967; Australian 29 Aug 1972; Murray, R., 'The Split: Australian Labor in the Fifties', Melbourne, 1972; 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)