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Former Member Details

Mr Stanley Llewellyn COLE (1860 - 1942)

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Date of Birth: 29/03/1860
Place of Birth: Gardiner, Victoria, Australia
Date of Death: 17/11/1942
Place of Death: Granville, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 15 Nov 1927 22 Apr 1934 6 years 5 months 8 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 8 November 1927.
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party; Nationalist Party; councillor 1928 - 1930.
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1908
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Master carrier. Arrived in Sydney c.1878; founded a carrying firm, S.L Cole & Son in 1883; secretary and vice president of Master Carriers' Association in 1924; president from 1921 until 1922, representative on wages board from 1911 until 1916; executive member of Employers' Association in 1924; joined Protestant Alliance in 1884; member of Cumberland Pastures Protection Board; member of board of management of United Friendly Societies Dispensary, president in 1907; life governor of Royal Prince Alfred Hospital; president of Newport Lifesaving Club, life governor.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman of Glebe 1902 - 1925, Mayor 1908 - 1910, 1915, 1921 - 1923. Alderman of Sydney City Council for Bourke Ward, 1 December 1924 - 31 December 1927. Member of the Works Committee 1925 - 1927; and the Electricity Supply Committee 1925 until 1927. Executive of Local Government Association 1919, president 1922 - 1924.
Son of George Cole, gardener, and Emma Lewis Leek. Married Isabella Jane Moorley on 29 March 1883 and had issue 3 daughters and 2 sons. Presbyterian. Buried in Manly cemetery with Presbyterian rites.
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