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Mrs Margaret Alayne Elizabeth DAVIS (1933 - )

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Date of Birth: 23/09/1933
Place of Birth: Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
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Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 23 Apr 1967 15 Sep 1978 11 years 4 months 24 days A Member of the indirectly elected Council 1934 - 1978. Date of Election 8 December 1966. A Member before reconstitution. Granted retention of title of 'Honourable' for life.
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party. Joined c.1959, president of the Auburn branch in 1964. Did not run for pre-selection to the Legislative Council in 1978, endorsed for Waverley.
Community Activity
Member of the Voice, Interests and Education of Women Club, Women's Amateur Athletic Association.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Pharmacist. Educated at Gilgandra public school, Abbotsleigh Church of England Grammar, Sydney and the University of Sydney., MPS 1954, Ph C 1954; practising pharmacist; delegate to New South Women's Amateur Athletic Association in 1967; member of the Interim Council of the Institute of Technology in 1974; delegate to National Council of Jewish Women in 1975; co-delegate for New South Wales to prime Minister's Women's Advisory Body in 1977. Recreational interests include Historical Research.
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Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman of Bankstown Council 1962 - 1963
Daughter of J.K Alexander, doctor, and Joan Abbott. Married Neil Davis on 10 March 1955 and had issue, 2 daughters and 1 son.
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