Mr Maxwell Stanley RUDDOCK (1914 - 1976)**
- Date of Birth: 02/01/1914
- Place of Birth: Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 31/05/1976
- Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||3 Mar 1962||25 May 1976||14yr(s) 2mth(s) 23day(s)|
|Member for The Hills||3 Mar 1962||31 Mar 1965||3yr(s) 29day(s)|
40th (1962 - 1965)
|Member for The Hills||1 May 1965||23 Jan 1968||2yr(s) 8mth(s) 23day(s)|
41st (1965 - 1968)
|Member for The Hills||24 Feb 1968||13 Jan 1971||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 21day(s)|
42nd (1968 - 1971)
|Member for The Hills||13 Feb 1971||19 Oct 1973||2yr(s) 8mth(s) 7day(s)|
43rd (1971 - 1973)
|Member for The Hills||17 Nov 1973||2 Apr 1976||2yr(s) 4mth(s) 17day(s)|
44th (1973 - 1976)
|Member for The Hills||1 May 1976||25 May 1976||25day(s)|
45th (1976 - 1978)
|Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer||3 Jan 1975||10 Oct 1975||9mth(s) 8day(s)|
|Minister for Transport and Minister for Highways||10 Oct 1975||17 Dec 1975||2mth(s) 8day(s)|
|Minister for Transport and Minister for Highways||17 Dec 1975||23 Jan 1976||1mth(s) 7day(s)|
|Minister for Revenue and Assistant Treasurer||23 Jan 1976||14 May 1976||3mth(s) 22day(s)|
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party. Secretary and president of Pennant Hills branch, and Eastwood and Hornsby electorate conferences, councillor.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Public accountant. Educated at Fort St Boys' High School and University of Sydney., BEc 1935, MEc 1938; worked as a teacher; continued studying, Associate of Australian Society of Accountants in 1940; economic adviser to Commonwealth government in 1942; deputy prices Commissioner, Canberra 1942 - 1948; executive at David Jones Pty Limited 1948 - 1949; director of Jones Brothers Pty Limited 1949 - 1952; executive with Stott and Underwood 1952 - 1956; public accountant from 1956; general secretary of New South Wales Wheat and Wool Growers Association 1959 - 1962; secretary of Wheat Research Foundation and Wheat Industry Research committee 1959 - 1963; trustee of Lane Cove National Park 1961 - 1966, Kuringai Chase, and Elouera Bushlands National Park in 1964.
Local Government Activity
Councillor of Hornsby Shire 1954 - 1965, president in 1961.
Son of Stanley George Ruddock, forestry officer, and May Myers Cropper. Married Emmie Chappell on 24 August 1940 and had issue, 2 daughters and 1 son. Funeral at Castlebrook Memorial crematorium from Church of England at St James' Chapel, Castle Hill.
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