Mr Harry Charles CARTER (1874 - 1952)**

  • Date of Birth: 05/05/1874
  • Place of Birth: Attleborough, Norfolk, England
  • Date of Death: 25/07/1952
  • Place of Death: Willoughby, New South Wales, Australia

Parliamentary Service

Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly8 Oct 192718 Apr 194113yr(s) 6mth(s) 11day(s)
Member for Liverpool Plains8 Oct 192718 Sep 19302yr(s) 11mth(s) 11day(s)
28th (1927 - 1930)
Member for Liverpool Plains25 Oct 193018 May 19321yr(s) 6mth(s) 24day(s)
29th (1930 - 1932)
Member for Liverpool Plains11 Jun 193212 Apr 19352yr(s) 10mth(s) 2day(s)
30th (1932 - 1935)
Member for Liverpool Plains11 May 193524 Feb 19382yr(s) 9mth(s) 14day(s)
31st (1935 - 1938)
Member for Liverpool Plains26 Mar 193818 Apr 19413yr(s) 24day(s)
32nd (1938 - 1941)

Political Party Activity

Country Party. Councillor 1932 - 1939.

Qualifications, occupations and interests

Station manager and grazier. Educated at Attleborough; arrived in Sydney in 1892, worked for A. A . Dangar as a farm hand at 'Baroona' near Singleton, bookkeeper at 'Mooki Springs' near Quirindi in 1895, station manager from 1899 until 1926, when responsible for subdivision; ran own property, Yarraman North near Quirindi in 1895, purchased 1909, and Woorak, 2800 acres of Mooki Springs subdivision in partnership with sons from 1926 until 1941; member of Farmers and Settlers' Association; stockbreeder; judge for Royal Agricultural Society; contributor to agricultural journals and newspapers.

Local Government Activity

Councillor of Tamarang Shire Council from 1914 until 1928; president of Tamarang Shire Repatriation Committee.


Son of Edward Carter, farming bailiff, and Dinah Louise Woor. Married Elsie Maude Tate on 25 April 1900 an had issue, 1 daughter and 3 sons. Church of England. Funeral at Northern Suburbs crematorium.

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