Mr Henry John BATE (1881 - 1967)**
- Date of Birth: 19/04/1881
- Place of Birth: Tilba Tilba, New South Wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 04/01/1967
- Place of Death: Bega, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||21 Jan 1926||18 Apr 1941||15yr(s) 2mth(s) 29day(s)|
|Member for Goulburn||21 Jan 1926||7 Sep 1927||1yr(s) 7mth(s) 18day(s)|
27th (1925 - 1927)
|Elected under the provisions of the Parliamentary Elections (Casual Vacancies) Act 1920. In place of J. A. Perkins, resigned.|
|Member for South Coast||8 Oct 1927||18 Sep 1930||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 11day(s)|
28th (1927 - 1930)
|Member for South Coast||25 Oct 1930||18 May 1932||1yr(s) 6mth(s) 24day(s)|
29th (1930 - 1932)
|Member for South Coast||11 Jun 1932||12 Apr 1935||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 2day(s)|
30th (1932 - 1935)
|Member for South Coast||11 May 1935||24 Feb 1938||2yr(s) 9mth(s) 14day(s)|
31st (1935 - 1938)
|Member for South Coast||4 Mar 1938||18 Apr 1941||3yr(s) 1mth(s) 15day(s)|
32nd (1938 - 1941)
Political Party Activity
Nationalist Party. United Australia Party (UAP).
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1914
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Farmer. Educated at Newington College., Sydney Technical and Hawkesbury Agricultural Colleges; practical farm interests in fodder conservation, cattle breeding and hydro electricity; chairman of the Producers Co-operative. Distributing Society Limited. Director of Co-operative Insurance Company of Australia Limited (1964). New South Wales Cheese Manufacturers Association, Tilba Tilba Co-operative Cheese Society, and South Coast Co-operative Factories Association. vice president of Primary Producers Union; president of Herd Testing Association and of the local agricultural society; governor of Dairy Husbandry Research Foundation, University of Sydney; member of Aborigines Protection Board from 1928 until 1943.
Local Government Activity
Councillor of Eurobodalla Shire from 1910 until 1913, 1917 until 1928; president of New South Wales Shires Association for two years.
Son of Richard Mossop Bate, farmer, and Henrietta Higman. Married (1) Lily Percival on 2 May 1905 and had issue, 2 sons. Married (2) Elsie May Mead on 23 March 1918. Church of England. Central Tilba Cemetery from Tilba Tilba. His son, Henry Jefferson Percival Bate, was also a Member of the Legislative Assembly.