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Sir Raymond William Garrett

19 October 1900 (Kew, Victoria, Australia)
12 October 1994
James John Percival, engineer, and Mary Agnes Orchard

Religion: Methodist

Marital Status: 1 Dec 1934 Vera Halliday Lugton; 1s. 2d.

Wandin and Brunswick State Schools, Royal Melbourne Technical College, Melbourne University, science and engineering courses; graduated Royal Australian Air Force Flying School Point Cook, 1926

Air pilot and manufacturer

Commercial air pilot 1927, Citizen Air Force 1927-1937; founded Gliding Club of Vic. and Vic. Gliding Association 1928; holder British Empire glider duration record 1931; chief pilot Larkin Aircraft Co., Northern Territory; Royal Australian Air Force 1939-1945, group captain; Australian Flying Corps, Air Efficiency Award; founded photographic chemical firm, Doncaster; chairman Ilford (Aust.) Pty Ltd; director Cine Service Pty Ltd; Fellow of the Institute of Directors; trustee Lady Nell Seeing Eye Dog School; member Monash University Council 1967-1971; member several high school councils; president Doncaster Boy Scouts Association; president no. 2 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force Association; 

Doncaster and Templestowe shire councillor 1954-1960, president 1955-1956
Liberal and Country Party
Liberal Party
HouseElectorateStart End
Legislative CouncilSouthern21 June 195829 May 1970
Legislative CouncilTemplestowe20 May 197019 March 1976

*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.

References: Who's Who in Australia 1962-1983; 'Notable Australians', Melbourne, 1978; Eastern Post 1 Nov 1970; personal information

Data Source: Browne, G, 'Biographical Register of the Victorian Parliament 1900-84', 1985

Kt 1973

Last updated: 1st May 2019