Mr (Pat) Philip Henry (2) MORTON (1910 - 1999)**
- Date of Birth: 28/10/1910
- Place of Birth: Lismore, New South Wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 18/01/1999
- Place of Death: Mosman, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||3 May 1947||16 Jun 1972||25yr(s) 1mth(s) 14day(s)|
|Member for Mosman||3 May 1947||22 May 1950||3yr(s) 20day(s)|
35th (1947 - 1950)
|Member for Mosman||17 Jun 1950||14 Jan 1953||2yr(s) 6mth(s) 29day(s)|
36th (1950 - 1953)
|Member for Mosman||14 Feb 1953||6 Feb 1956||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 24day(s)|
37th (1953 - 1956)
|Member for Mosman||3 Mar 1956||16 Feb 1959||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 14day(s)|
38th (1956 - 1959)
|Member for Mosman||21 Mar 1959||5 Feb 1962||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 16day(s)|
39th (1950 - 1953)
|Member for Mosman||3 Mar 1962||31 Mar 1965||3yr(s) 29day(s)|
40th (1962 - 1965)
|Member for Mosman||1 May 1965||23 Jan 1968||2yr(s) 8mth(s) 23day(s)|
41st (1965 - 1968)
|Member for Mosman||24 Feb 1968||13 Jan 1971||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 21day(s)|
42nd (1968 - 1971)
|Member for Mosman||13 Feb 1971||16 Jun 1972||1yr(s) 4mth(s) 4day(s)|
43rd (1971 - 1973)
|Minister for Local Government and Minister for Highways||13 May 1965||5 Mar 1968||2yr(s) 9mth(s) 22day(s)|
|Minister for Local Government and Minister for Highways||5 Mar 1968||11 Feb 1969||11mth(s) 7day(s)|
|Minister for Local Government and Minister for Highways||11 Feb 1969||11 Mar 1971||2yr(s) 1mth(s) 1day(s)|
|Minister for Local Government and Minister for Highways||11 Mar 1971||19 Jun 1972||1yr(s) 3mth(s) 9day(s)|
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party. Leader from 20 September 1955 - 17 July 1959. Member of Balmoral branch; federal councillor.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Businessman. Educated at Lismore High School. Employed in a legal firm at age 14. Became a manager of a motor accessories distributor from 1956 until 1965, director from 1972; director of Coventry Tool and Guage Company (Australia) Pty Limited in 1958, Petersville Australia Limited and Sanyo Guthrie and Company (Australia) Pty Limited; trustee of Zoological Parks Board of New South Wales, chairman in 1976.
Local Government Activity
Alderman Mosman Council from 1945 until 1951, Mayor 1946.
Son of Arthur and his wife Maria. Married Nance Maude on 31 March 1937 and had issue, 2 daughters. Church of England. Nephew of Mark Fairles Morton and Henry Douglas Morton and Philip Henry Morton (1). Funeral at St Luke's Anglican Church, Mosman on 22 January 1999.
Personal papers in the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: Pat Morton - papers, 1895 - 1999 (MLMSS 7345); photographs in the PICMAN Database.