Mr Samuel Douglas DICKSON (1894 - 1960)**
- Date of Birth: 23/04/1894
- Place of Birth: Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 27/07/1960
- Place of Death: Neutral Bay, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||26 Mar 1938||27 Jul 1960||22yr(s) 4mth(s) 2day(s)|
|Member for Temora||26 Mar 1938||18 Apr 1941||3yr(s) 24day(s)|
32nd (1938 - 1941)
|Member for Temora||10 May 1941||24 Apr 1944||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 15day(s)|
33rd (1941 - 1944)
|Member for Temora||27 May 1944||29 Mar 1947||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 3day(s)|
34th (1944 - 1947)
|Member for Temora||3 May 1947||22 May 1950||3yr(s) 20day(s)|
35th (1947 - 1950)
|Member for Temora||25 May 1950||14 Jan 1953||2yr(s) 7mth(s) 21day(s)|
36th (1950 - 1953)
|Member for Temora||14 Feb 1953||6 Feb 1956||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 24day(s)|
37th (1953 - 1956)
|Member for Temora||3 Mar 1956||16 Feb 1959||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 14day(s)|
38th (1956 - 1959)
|Member for Temora||20 Feb 1959||27 Jul 1960||1yr(s) 5mth(s) 8day(s)|
39th (1950 - 1953)
Political Party Activity
Country Party. Foundation president, Dirnaseer branch, on central council from 1939; deputy leader from 1953 until 1958.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Farmer. Educated at Cootamundra superior public school; learnt stonemasons trade from his father and worked in his building and estate agency business. Member of Farmers and Settlers Association from 1920 until 1960. Branch president of Returned Servicemans League.
Served in Australian Infantry Forces from 1915 until 1919, 30th Battalion, Egypt and France lieutenant; afterwards was a soldier and settler at Dirnaseer near Temora.
Son of Samuel Highfield, monumental mason. Married Alice Hope Moulton on 27 February 1925 at Alice Springs. Presbyterian. Funeral at Northern Suburbs crematorium.
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