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Sir Stanley Seymour Argyle

Stanley Seymour Argyle

Born
04 December 1867 (Kyneton, Victoria)
Died
23 November 1940 (Toorak)
Parents
Edward, grazier, b. England, and Mary Clark
Marriage
24 Jan 1895 Violet Ellen Jessie Lewis; 2s. 2d.
Occupation
Medical practitioner
Religion
Church of England
Education
Kyneton Collegiate School, Hawthorn Grammar School, Brighton Grammar School and Melbourne University, MB 1890, ChB 1891
 
Gained Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians diploma in England, studied bacteriology King's College, London.
Career
Returned home from London 1893 due to financial difficulties and set up general practice at Kew, later Collins St specialist; radiologist Alfred Hospital 1908, director of radiology 1924-1929; consultant radiologist Australian Imperial Force WW1, Egypt, France and England, lieutenant-colonel; founder and director 1898-1920 of Willsmere Certificated Milk Company; owned citrus orchard near Mystic Park; president Vic. branch British Medical Association 1925, council member from 1918; KBE 1930; visited USA 1927 to investigate hospital Methods. Brother of Reginald Ivon Argyle (q.v.).;Kew city councillor 1898-1909, mayor 1902-1904
Party
Nationalist
 
United Australia Party - Country Coalition
Party Note
Not endorsed 1920, United Australia Party, Nationalist-UAP leader 1930-1940, opposition leader 1930-1932, 1935-1940
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLA
Toorak
1st Oct 1920
 
1st Nov 1940
 

*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
Chief Secretary and Minister of Public Health Sept 1923-July 1924, Nov 1924-May 1927, Nov 1928-Dec 1929, Premier, Treasurer and Minister of Public Health 19 May 1932-2 Apr 1935
References
Australian Dictionary of Biography, 7; personal information.
Initial Data Source
Browne, G, 'Biographical Register of the Victorian Parliament 1900-84', 1985
Last Update
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