The Hon. John Clarkson MADDISON (1921 - 1982)**
- Date of Birth: 04/09/1921
- Place of Birth: Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 29/08/1982
- Place of Death: Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||3 Mar 1962||4 Jul 1980||18yr(s) 4mth(s) 2day(s)|
|Member for Hornsby||3 Mar 1962||31 Mar 1965||3yr(s) 29day(s)|
40th (1962 - 1965)
|Member for Hornsby||1 May 1965||23 Jan 1968||2yr(s) 8mth(s) 23day(s)|
41st (1965 - 1968)
|Member for Hornsby||24 Feb 1968||13 Jan 1971||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 21day(s)|
42nd (1968 - 1971)
|Member for Hornsby||13 Feb 1971||19 Oct 1973||2yr(s) 8mth(s) 7day(s)|
43rd (1971 - 1973)
|Member for Ku-ring-gai||17 Nov 1973||2 Apr 1976||2yr(s) 4mth(s) 17day(s)|
44th (1973 - 1976)
|Member for Ku-ring-gai||1 May 1976||12 Sep 1978||2yr(s) 4mth(s) 12day(s)|
45th (1976 - 1978)
|Member for Ku-ring-gai||7 Oct 1978||4 Jul 1980||1yr(s) 8mth(s) 28day(s)|
46th (1978 - 1981)
|Minister of Justice||13 May 1965||5 Mar 1968||2yr(s) 9mth(s) 22day(s)|
|Minister of Justice||5 Mar 1968||11 Feb 1969||11mth(s) 7day(s)|
|Minister of Justice||11 Feb 1969||11 Mar 1971||2yr(s) 1mth(s) 1day(s)|
|Minister of Justice||11 Mar 1971||17 Jan 1973||1yr(s) 10mth(s) 7day(s)|
|Minister of Justice||17 Jan 1973||3 Dec 1973||10mth(s) 17day(s)|
|Acting Minister for Labour and Industry||1 May 1973||3 Jul 1973||2mth(s) 3day(s)|
|Minister of Justice||3 Dec 1973||3 Jan 1975||1yr(s) 1mth(s) 1day(s)|
|Attorney General and Minister of Justice||3 Jan 1975||17 Dec 1975||11mth(s) 15day(s)|
|Attorney General and Minister of Justice||17 Dec 1975||23 Jan 1976||1mth(s) 7day(s)|
|Attorney General and Minister of Justice||23 Jan 1976||14 May 1976||3mth(s) 22day(s)|
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party. Secretary and president of Pymble branch, president of Bradfield Federal Conference from 1954 until 1959 and of Northern Metropolitan regional conference, campaign director, member of state executive from 1958 until 1962, 1969, federal councillor, deputy leader in 1975.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Lawyer (solicitor). Educated at Sydney Grammar and University of Sydney., BA in 1942, LLB in 1948; interrupted university studies to enlist. Admitted as a solicitor in 1948, with Ralph S.B Sillar and Maddison; notary public in 1965; barrister in 1975; vice president of the Constitutional Association of Australia from 1959 until 1964; leader of Australian delegation to the United Nations conference on prevention of crime, Japan in 1970, deputy leader of the Geneva conference in 1975; delegate to Australian Constitutional Convention in Hobart in 1976; councillor at Macquarie University from 1971; Australia Club.
2nd Australian Imperial Forces from 1941 until 1945, Borneo and Phillipines, lieutenant.
Son of George Edgar Maddison, company director from New Zealand, and Frances Mary Patterson. Married Suzanne Barry-Smith on 14 October 1953 and had issue, 2 daughters and 1 son.
Personal papers in the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: J.C Maddison - papers, 1913 - 1982 (MLMSS 4178); photographs in the PICMAN Database.
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