Major Robert Bruce WALKER (1870 - 1932)**
- Date of Birth: 06/11/1870
- Place of Birth: Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 01/07/1932
- Place of Death: Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||14 Apr 1917||18 May 1932||15yr(s) 1mth(s) 5day(s)|
|Member for Hawkesbury||14 Apr 1917||18 Feb 1920||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 5day(s)|
|Member for Cumberland||20 Mar 1920||17 Feb 1922||1yr(s) 10mth(s) 29day(s)|
|Member for Cumberland||25 Mar 1922||18 Apr 1925||3yr(s) 25day(s)|
|Member for Cumberland||30 May 1925||7 Sep 1927||2yr(s) 3mth(s) 9day(s)|
|Member for Hawkesbury||8 Oct 1927||18 Sep 1930||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 11day(s)|
|Member for Hawkesbury||25 Oct 1930||18 May 1932||1yr(s) 6mth(s) 24day(s)|
|Chairman of Committees||26 Apr 1922||18 Apr 1925||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 24day(s)|
|Chairman of Committees||8 Nov 1927||18 May 1930||2yr(s) 6mth(s) 11day(s)|
Political Party Activity
Freetrade, Liberal, Independent, Liberal 1917, joined Nationals
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Lawyer (solicitor). Educated at Windsor Grammar and Cooerwell Academy, Bowenfels; employed by Commercial Banking Company of Sydney for four years, then articled to father's legal firm; admitted as a solicitor in 1899, joined father in William Walker and Sons, and later became a senior partner. Became a manager of Windsor branch Savings Bank until amalgamation with the Government Savings Bank; director of Kurrajong Savings Bank and Concrete and General Construction Limited; president of Windsor Literary Institute; vice president of Hawkesbury District Agricultural Association; president of Hawkesbury District Hospital 1910 - 1932; president of Hawkesbury Benevolent Society 1911 - 1932; noted rifle shot; Freemason.
Joined New South Wales Lancers, 2nd Lieutenant in 1900, Australian Light Horse, Major.
Son of William Walker and Henrietta Medora Cooper. Married Lucinda Isabel Rowthorn on 8 June 1895 and had issue, 4 sons. Presbyterian. Buried in Presbyterian cemetery in Windsor. His son, Ronald Bruce Walker, was also a Member of the Legislative Assembly.
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