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Mr Roy Stanley VINCENT (1892 - 1965)

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Date of Birth: 06/02/1892
Place of Birth: Glen Innes, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 05/06/1965
Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 25 Mar 1922 14 Jan 1953 30 years 9 months 21 days
Member for Oxley 30 May 1925 07 Sep 1927 2 years 3 months 9 days
Member for Raleigh 08 Oct 1927 18 Sep 1930 2 years 11 months 11 days
Member for Raleigh 25 Oct 1930 18 May 1932 1 year 6 months 24 days
Member for Raleigh 11 Jun 1932 12 Apr 1935 2 years 10 months 2 days
Member for Raleigh 11 May 1935 24 Feb 1938 2 years 9 months 14 days
Member for Raleigh 26 Mar 1938 18 Apr 1941 3 years 24 days
Member for Raleigh 10 May 1941 24 Apr 1944 2 years 11 months 15 days
Member for Raleigh 27 May 1944 29 Mar 1947 2 years 10 months 3 days
Member for Raleigh 03 May 1947 22 May 1950 3 years 20 days
Member for Raleigh 17 Jun 1950 14 Jan 1953 2 years 6 months 29 days
Minister for Agriculture 02 Apr 1938 13 Apr 1938 12 days
Secretary for Mines and Minister for Forests 18 Jun 1932 16 May 1941 8 years 10 months 29 days
Political Party Activity
Country Party, councillor 1932, 1936 - 1941, 1948 - 1949, deputy leader 1950 - 1953, whip.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Journalist. Educated at Uralla; with brother, became and editor and proprieter of Don Dorrigo Gazette; representative at Repatriation committee 1918 - 1920; foundation member of North Coast Development League which amalgamated with New States League with which closely associated; supporter of co-operative movement; president of Returned Serviceman's Leagues Club in Dorrigo in 1918; member of Aborigines Protection Board 1923 - 1937; co-author of Australia Subdivided
Military Service
Served in Australian Infantry Forces 1915 - 1916, 20th Battalion, severely wounded and gassed in France in 1916, Private
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of Frank Walker Vincent, editor, and Sarah Jane Rampling. Married Ethel Gertrude Hardwicke on 19 December 1919 and had issue, 2 daughters and 2 sons. Church of England. Funeral at Northern Suburbs cemetery from St Swithin's Church of England, Pymble.
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