Mr Percy Grose HORDERN (1864 - 1926)**

  • Date of Birth: 01/01/1864
  • Place of Birth: Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
  • Date of Death: 07/04/1926
  • Place of Death: Lewisham, New South Wales, Australia
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Parliamentary Service

PositionStartEndPeriodNotes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council30 Aug 19211 Apr 19264yr(s) 7mth(s) 3day(s)
Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 20 August 1921

Political Party Activity

Australian Labor Party (ALP).


Community Activity

Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1899


Qualifications, occupations and interests

Draper. Educated at Newington College; member of the Hordern family in the drapery business; in partnership with father and brother, later in competition; investor, owned city property; trustee of Barrack Street Savings Bank; member of Metropolitan Meat Industry Board from 1920; Freemason.


Local Government Activity

Alderman at Petersham from 1895 until 1917. Mayor from 1897 until 1898, 1903 until 1905, 1908 until 1910


Personal

Son of Edward Hordern, draper and Emily Grose. Married Annie Wright in c.1886 and had issue 5 daughters and 5 sons. Buried in Church of England cemetery at Rookwood.


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