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Former Member Details

Mr John Charles HUNT (1856 - 1930)

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Date of Birth: 27/06/1856
Place of Birth: Dural, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 23/03/1930
Place of Death: Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 10 Sep 1907 18 Feb 1920 12 years 5 months 9 days
Member for Sherbrooke 10 Sep 1907 14 Sep 1910 3 years 5 days
Member for Sherbrooke 14 Oct 1910 06 Nov 1913 3 years 24 days
Member for Camden 06 Dec 1913 21 Feb 1917 3 years 2 months 16 days
Member for Camden 24 Mar 1917 18 Feb 1920 2 years 10 months 26 days
Library Committee No. 3 11 Mar 1914 18 Apr 1914 1 month 8 days
Library Committee No. 3 22 Jul 1914 23 Feb 1915 7 months 2 days
Application of Micheal Devitt for a Mining Lease at the Peaks Committee No. 11 10 Aug 1915 13 Apr 1916 8 months 4 days
Library Committee No. 6 02 Jul 1915 13 Apr 1916 9 months 12 days
Library Committee No. 5 28 Jul 1916 21 Dec 1916 4 months 24 days
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party and reformist; National
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1892
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Orchardist and Grazier. Educated at Parramatta Public School and Newington College; joined father on orchard c.1873; after fathers death moved to Parramatta, member of firm Hunt Brothers Limited; owner of Burdenda station on Bogan River; president of Castle Hill Agricultural and Horticultural Association (1907); vice president of Fruitgrowers' Union in 1907; member of Carlingford-Dural Railway League in 1903; Orangeman.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Councillor of Hornsby shire from 1906 until 1907, President in 1907
Personal
Son of George Thomas Hunt, orchardist, and Elizabeth Williams. Married Annie Marie Golledge on 29 May 1879 and had issue, 3 daughters and 5 sons. Methodist. Funeral at Methodist cemetery at Dural.
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