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Former Member Details

Mr Percy Grose HORDERN (1864 - 1926)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1864
Place of Birth: Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 07/04/1926
Place of Death: Lewisham, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 30 Aug 1921 01 Apr 1926 4 years 7 months 3 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 20 August 1921
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP).
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1899
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Draper. Educated at Newington College; member of the Hordern family in the drapery business; in partnership with father and brother, later in competition; investor, owned city property; trustee of Barrack Street Savings Bank; member of Metropolitan Meat Industry Board from 1920; Freemason.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Petersham from 1895 until 1917. Mayor from 1897 until 1898, 1903 until 1905, 1908 until 1910
Son of Edward Hordern, draper and Emily Grose. Married Annie Wright in c.1886 and had issue 5 daughters and 5 sons. Buried in Church of England cemetery at Rookwood.
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