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Former Member Details

Mr Sydney Reginald INNES-NOAD, C.M.G (1860 - 1931)

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Date of Birth: 01/05/1860
Place of Birth: Highgate, London, England
Date of Death: 11/02/1931
Place of Death: Beecroft, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 17 Jul 1917 11 Feb 1931 13 years 6 months 26 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 6 May 1917.
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party. Councillor of Liberal Association and later the National Association in 1913, 1918 until 1930, vice president from 1914 until 1918, 1930 until 1931. President of Liberal Debating Club and National Speakers Association
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Tea merchant. Educated at Highgate and Braintree Colleges., London; arrived in Melbourne in 1883, entered employment of William James and Henry Thompson, tea merchants; later became a buyer for Lange and Thonemann and Joseph Webster and Company; founded Innes-Noad, Price and Griffiths in 1891, sold out in 1897, went to Brisbane; after some years settled in Sydney; foundation president of Royal Society for the Welfare of Mothers and Babies from 1918 until 1928; member of Twilight Homes committee and of Influenza Advisory committee. Freemason
Military Service
Honours Received
Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG) in 1929
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Frederick Innes-Noad, merchant, and Emma Matilda Clark. Married Rose Gertrude Howard Smith in Melbourne, Victoria and had issue, 5 daughters. Church of England. Funeral at Rookwood cemetery.
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