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Robert Chisholm Rankin

Born
18 September 1896 (Malvern, Victoria)
Died
28 May 1955
Parents
William, bootmaker, b. India, and Elizabeth Chisholm
Marriage

Religion: Church of England

Marital Status: c1918 Ethel Josephine Bennetts

Career

Served 1st Australian Imperial Force, captain; farmer and grazier Harrow, later at Kalimna Park, Horsham; chairman Centralia Minerals, Northern Territory; manager Grampian Olive Plantations Ltd 1948-1950; RSL life member.

Farmer and grazier

Party
Country Party
HouseElectorateStart End
Legislative CouncilWestern1 June 19401 June 1952Defeated

*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
Other seats contested
Wannon (fed.) 1937, Port Fairy and Glenelg (Legislative Assembly) 1940
Appointments
Chairman of Committees 1949-1952. Public Works committee 1943-1945.

Last updated: 20th November 2018