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Cecil William John Burgin

Cecil William John Burgin

Born
19 May 1923 (Horsham, Victoria)
Died
01 November 2003 (Tewantin, Queensland)
Parents
Herbert James, farmer, and Elizabeth Ann Wilkinson
Marriage
19 Apr 1947 Alice Norma (Peg) Currell; 1s 1d.
Occupation
Grazier and wheat farmer
Education
Pimpinio State School, Ballarat School of Mines, agric. engineering
Career
Worked on family property, Pimpinio after leaving school. Joined RAAF, WWII. Trained in Canada and England. Rank, Flying Officer. Served 18 months India, attached to RAF Special Duty Squadron 357. Flying missions, dropping agents into SE Asia. Grazier, Port Campbell 1946-70. Member, Australian Primary Producers Union, Victorian Farmers Union 1951-70. Delegate, Australian Wool and Meat Producers Federation 1966-70. Member and Chairman, Australian Prime Lamb Industry Panel until 1970. Chairman, Victorian Prime Lamb Cttee. Member, Corriemungle Prison Advisory Board for 6 years. Member, Victorian State Government Heytsbury Land Settlement Advisory Cttee. Chairman/Captain, Lower Heytsbury Fire Brigade. Member: Timboon Hospital Board, Timboon/Warrnambool/Colac Golf Clubs, Timboon RSL and Colac Legacy.;Heytsbury shire councillor 1953-1963, president 1960.
Party
Liberal Party
Party Note
Joined 1952, secretary Timboon branch ten years, v-president 1962-1966, delegate Polwarth electorate committee 1967-1970
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLA
Polwarth
30th May 1970
 
1st Mar 1985
Resigned

*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.

Inaugural Speech
22 September 1970, Liberal, Assembly, Polwarth
Appointments
Road Safety committee 1973-1979. State Development Committee 1979-1982. Natural Resources and Environment Committee 1983-1985.
Condolence speeches - Legislative Assembly
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References
Who's Who in Australia 1971-1983, Victorian Parliamentary Handbook, 'Notable Australians', Melbourne, 1978, Colac Herald 23 Feb 1970, personal information
Initial Data Source
Browne, G, 'Biographical Register of the Victorian Parliament 1900-84', 1985
Last Update
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