Major John Courtenay CHANTER (1881 - 1962)**
- Date of Birth: 17/02/1881
- Place of Birth: Panoomilloo near Rochester, Victoria, Australia
- Date of Death: 23/02/1962
- Place of Death: Lake Cargelligo, New South Wales, Australia
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|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||25 Sep 1943||29 Mar 1947||3yr(s) 6mth(s) 5day(s)|
|Member for Lachlan||25 Sep 1943||24 Apr 1944||7mth(s)|
33rd (1941 - 1944)
|Member for Lachlan||27 May 1944||29 Mar 1947||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 3day(s)|
34th (1944 - 1947)
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Farmer and sawmiller. Educated at Moama public school. Sawmiller at Barham; farmer at Wyuna near Tongala, Victoria; took up Wyuna park at Lake Cargelligo in 1927; foundation member of Wheat Growers' Union from 1933 until 1938; president of Tongala Show Society of Victoria; president of Lake Cargelligo Pastoral, Agricultural and Horticultural Society. Freemason.
Served in South African war, 1st Australian Businessmans Contingent and with Australian Infantry Forces from 1914 until 1918, 9th and 4th Light Horse Regiments, Gallipoli and Damascus campaigns, Major, Distinguished Service Order in 1919
Local Government Activity
Councillor of Deakin Shire in Victoria from 1919 until 1926, president from 1925 until 1926; councillor of Lachlan Shire from 1928 until 1945, president from 1940 until 1941.
Son of John Moore Chanter, farmer and politician, and his wife Mary Ann Clark. Married Eileen Frances Daicy in c.1906 and had issue 1 daughter and 1 son. Church of England. Burial at Lake Cargelligo cemetery with Church of England rites. His father, John Moore Chanter was also a Member of the Legislative Assembly and a Member of the Commonwealth House of Representatives.
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