The Hon. John Marsden MASON, L.Th. (1928 - )**
- Date of Birth: 20/11/1928
- Place of Birth: Rose Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||1 May 1965||28 Aug 1981||16yr(s) 3mth(s) 28day(s)|
|Member for Dubbo||1 May 1965||23 Jan 1968||2yr(s) 8mth(s) 23day(s)|
41st (1965 - 1968)
|Member for Dubbo||24 Feb 1968||13 Jan 1971||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 21day(s)|
42nd (1968 - 1971)
|Member for Dubbo||13 Feb 1971||19 Oct 1973||2yr(s) 8mth(s) 7day(s)|
43rd (1971 - 1973)
|Member for Dubbo||17 Nov 1973||2 Apr 1976||2yr(s) 4mth(s) 17day(s)|
44th (1973 - 1976)
|Member for Dubbo||1 May 1976||12 Sep 1978||2yr(s) 4mth(s) 12day(s)|
45th (1976 - 1978)
|Member for Dubbo||7 Oct 1978||28 Aug 1981||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 22day(s)|
46th (1978 - 1981)
|Minister for Lands and Minister for Forests||30 Jun 1975||17 Dec 1975||5mth(s) 18day(s)|
|Minister for Lands and Minister for Forests||17 Dec 1975||23 Jan 1976||1mth(s) 7day(s)|
|Deputy Leader of the Opposition||1 Jul 1976||23 Oct 1978||2yrs 3mths 23days|
|Leader of the Opposition||24 Oct 1978||29 May 1981||2yrs 7mths 6days|
Political Party Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Clergyman. Educated at Sydney Boys High School and United Theological Faculty, St Andrews College, University of Sydney. Leigh College (Methodist Theological College) 1949 - 1951. Melbourne College of Divinity 1951, Methodist Minister at Lismore 1952., Northern Territory 1953 - 1955, Goulburn 1951 - 1958, Tighes Hill 1958 - 1962, Dubbo 1962 - 1965. Member of the Zoological Board of New South Wales 1973 - 1975.
Centenary Medal, 2001.
Son of Kay Mason and Stella Marsden. Married Lorna Boxsell on 27 March 1953 and had issue, 1 daughter and 4 sons.
Member of the Former Members Association.