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Mr John Charles HUNT (1856 - 1930)**

  • Date of Birth: 27/06/1856
  • Place of Birth: Dural, New South Wales, Australia
  • Date of Death: 23/03/1930
  • Place of Death: Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia

Parliamentary Service

Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly10 Sep 190718 Feb 192012yr(s) 5mth(s) 9day(s)
Member for Sherbrooke10 Sep 190714 Sep 19103yr(s) 5day(s)
21st (1907 - 1910)
Member for Sherbrooke14 Oct 19106 Nov 19133yr(s) 24day(s)
22nd (1910 - 1913)
Member for Camden6 Dec 191321 Feb 19173yr(s) 2mth(s) 16day(s)
23rd (1913 - 1917)
Member for Camden24 Mar 191718 Feb 19202yr(s) 10mth(s) 26day(s)
24th (1917 - 1920)
Library Committee No. 311 Mar 191418 Apr 19141mth 8days
23rd (1913 - 1917)
Library Committee No. 322 Jul 191423 Feb 19157mths 2days
23rd (1913 - 1917)
Library Committee No. 62 Jul 191513 Apr 19169mths 12days
23rd (1913 - 1917)
Application of Micheal Devitt for a Mining Lease at the Peaks Committee No. 1110 Aug 191513 Apr 19168mths 4days
23rd (1913 - 1917)
Library Committee No. 528 Jul 191621 Dec 19164mths 24days
23rd (1913 - 1917)

Political Party Activity

Liberal Party and reformist; National

Community Activity

Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1892

Qualifications, occupations and interests

Orchardist and Grazier. Educated at Parramatta Public School and Newington College; joined father on orchard c.1873; after fathers death moved to Parramatta, member of firm Hunt Brothers Limited; owner of Burdenda station on Bogan River; president of Castle Hill Agricultural and Horticultural Association (1907); vice president of Fruitgrowers' Union in 1907; member of Carlingford-Dural Railway League in 1903; Orangeman.

Local Government Activity

Councillor of Hornsby shire from 1906 until 1907, President in 1907


Son of George Thomas Hunt, orchardist, and Elizabeth Williams. Married Annie Marie Golledge on 29 May 1879 and had issue, 3 daughters and 5 sons. Methodist. Funeral at Methodist cemetery at Dural.

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