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George Ernest Roberts

George Ernest Roberts

Born
15 February 1868 (Hotham, Victoria)
Died
25 November 1925 (Prahran. Brighton cemetery)
Parents
George, engine fitter, b. England, and Mary Dargie, b. Scotland
Marriage
5 Apr 1890, Mary Maud Brown, music teacher
Occupation
Hairdresser
Career
Hairdresser Collins St, Rutherglen and Richmond, after parl. at Geelong, Tatura and Malvern; Australian Imperial Force 1914-1918, 6th battalion, Company Sergeant Major, France and Belgium, wounded; secretary Hairdressers Union and Master Hairdressers Association; made allegations against police in parl. and at Royal commission Vic. Police Force 1906; Theosophist. Died in a car accident.;
Party
Labour
Party Note
After parl. left in opposition to Catholic influence.
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLA
Richmond
1st Dec 1903
(b/e)
1st May 1904
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.

Notes
Defeated after Richmond lost one of its two members in redistribution.
Other seats contested
Yarra (fed.) 1906.
References
Richmond Guardian 26 Nov 1925; 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)