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Former Member Details

Mr Thomas Douglas Percy HOLDEN (1859 - 1938)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1859
Place of Birth: Sydney, Australia
Date of Death: 31/12/1938
Place of Death: Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 23 Jul 1912 22 Apr 1934 21 years 9 months Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 29 March 1912. Granted retention of title of 'Honourable' for life.
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor party (ALP). Foundation member of Redfern League; Federal Labor in 1930s.
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1899
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Hairdresser. Owned tobacconist and barber shop in Redfern.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Redfern for 30 years. Mayor in 1912.
Son of Thomas Douglas Percy, accountant, and Mary Walsh. Married Louisa Hodge on 16 August 1898 and had issue, 1 daughter and 2 sons.
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