Mr Cecil Gordon WINGFIELD (1893 - 1955)**

  • Date of Birth: 21/09/1893
  • Place of Birth: Southgate, Clarence River, New South Wales, Australia
  • Date of Death: 28/01/1955
  • Place of Death: Yamba, New South Wales, Australia

Parliamentary Service

Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly26 Mar 193828 Jan 195516yr(s) 10mth(s) 3day(s)
Member for Clarence26 Mar 193818 Apr 19413yr(s) 24day(s)
32nd (1938 - 1941)
Member for Clarence10 May 194124 Apr 19442yr(s) 11mth(s) 15day(s)
33rd (1941 - 1944)
Member for Clarence28 Apr 194429 Mar 19472yr(s) 11mth(s) 2day(s)
34th (1944 - 1947)
Member for Clarence3 Apr 194722 May 19503yr(s) 1mth(s) 20day(s)
35th (1947 - 1950)
Member for Clarence25 May 195014 Jan 19532yr(s) 7mth(s) 21day(s)
36th (1950 - 1953)
Member for Clarence14 Feb 195328 Jan 19551yr(s) 11mth(s) 15day(s)
37th (1953 - 1956)

Political Party Activity

Country Party.

Qualifications, occupations and interests

Storekeeper. Educated at Southgate and Ulmarra public schools; entered father's store at Southgate and later with his brother managed it; moved to Grafton where he opened his own mercery store; became president of Ulmarra Pastoral and Agricultural Society from 1917; became councillor of Clarence Pastoral and Agricultural Society from 1927; member of the advisory committee of Grafton Experimental Farm from 1926; member of New South Wales Ambulance Transport Board; Freemason; Rotarian.

Military Service

Enlisted in Australian Infantry Forces in 1914, discharged medically unfit.


Son of Jonathon, storekeeper, and Sarah Jane Dixon. Married Eileen McDonald on 16 August 1918 and had issue, 1 daughter and 1 son. Presbyterian. Funeral at Grafton cemetery from St Andrew's Presbyterian church.

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