Mr Robert John GREIG (1887 - 1955)**
- Date of Birth: 01/01/1887
- Place of Birth: Auckland, Auckland Region, New Zealand
- Date of Death: 27/04/1955
- Place of Death: Balmain, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||20 Mar 1920||29 Mar 1947||27yr(s) 10day(s)|
|Member for Ryde||20 Mar 1920||17 Feb 1922||1yr(s) 10mth(s) 29day(s)|
25th (1920 - 1922)
|Member for Ryde||25 Mar 1922||18 Apr 1925||3yr(s) 25day(s)|
26th (1922 - 1925)
|Member for Ryde||30 May 1925||7 Sep 1927||2yr(s) 3mth(s) 9day(s)|
27th (1925 - 1927)
|Member for Drummoyne||10 May 1941||24 Apr 1944||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 15day(s)|
33rd (1941 - 1944)
|Member for Drummoyne||27 May 1944||29 Mar 1947||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 3day(s)|
34th (1944 - 1947)
|Chairman of Committees||25 Jun 1925||7 Sep 1927||2yr(s) 2mth(s) 14day(s)|
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). President of the Drummoyne branch.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Clerk and journalist. Educated to state secondary level; clerk with Colonial Sugar Refining Company Limited; helped to organise the sugar workers' union, president in 1906 and representative on industry wage board; occupied most of the time as a freelance journalist after the 1927 defeat, was a contributor to The Bulletin, and other newspapers on the historical and zoological subjects; trustee of Taronga Park and Rodd Island; member of the Royal Australian Historical Society and of the Royal Zoological Society; member of New South Wales Library Board.
Son of William Thompson, fitter, and Susan McKee. Married Susan Maher on c.1910 at Drummoyne and had issue, 1 daughter and 1 son. Presbyterian. Funeral at Northern Suburbs crematorium.