Mr Ian Doric GLACHAN (1934 - 2005)**

  • Date of Birth: 15/09/1934
  • Place of Birth: Waverley, New South Wales, Australia
  • Date of Death: 20/04/2005
  • Place of Death: Albury, New South Wales, Australia

Parliamentary Service

Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly19 Mar 198820 Mar 200315yr(s) 2day(s)
Member for Albury19 Mar 19883 May 19913yr(s) 1mth(s) 15day(s)
49th (1988 - 1991)
Member for Albury25 May 19913 May 19953yr(s) 11mth(s) 9day(s)
50th (1991 - 1995)
Member for Albury25 Mar 19955 Mar 19993yr(s) 11mth(s) 9day(s)
51st (1995 - 1999)
Member for Albury27 Mar 199920 Mar 20033yr(s) 11mth(s) 22day(s)
52nd (1999 - 2003)

Political Party Activity

Liberal Party.

Community Activity

Past President Rotary. Paul Harris Fellow. Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace. Involvement in the Anglican Church, licensed lay reader. Member of the Review Committee of the Mercy Hospital, Albury. Patron of a number of community, school and sporting organisations including the following: the Albury and District Historical Society, the Albury City Band, St Matthews Bellringers, the Combined Pensioners and Superannuates Association, the Walbundrie Primary School Sports Association, the Albury Branch of the New South Wales Justices Association, Personnel Employment, the Albury Base Hospital Race Auxiliary.

Qualifications, occupations and interests

Marine Engineer. Served an apprenticeship as a fitter and turner. Marine Engineering Certificate, Sydney Technical College, Commonwealth Department of Transport, 2nd class steam certificate - Marine Engineers. Spent 5 years at sea as Marine Engineer; 10 years as a farmer. Owned a small family business in Albury for 18 years. Recreational interests include gardening, Rotary and Anglican Church.

Military Service

6 months National Service in Royal Australian Air Force.

Honours Received

Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) 2006; received posthumously by his wife in April 2006.


Son of John and Gladwyn Glachan. Educated at Sydney Boys High School and Homebush Boys High School. Married Helen, 18 October 1958, and they had 3 daughters.

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