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Former Member Details

Mr Owen GILBERT (1868 - 1934)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1868
Place of Birth: Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 13/11/1934
Place of Death: Paddington, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 03 Jul 1901 14 Sep 1910 9 years 2 months 12 days
Member for Newcastle West 03 Jul 1901 16 Jul 1904 3 years 14 days
Member for Newcastle 10 Sep 1907 14 Sep 1910 3 years 5 days
Claim of James Ross, Pilot Boatman Committee No.18 30 Oct 1902 17 Dec 1902 1 month 18 days
Claim of Mr John Leonard against the Public Works Department Committee No.8 17 Jun 1902 19 Dec 1902 6 months 3 days
Condition of the Blind Workers of the State Committee No.16 09 Sep 1902 20 Dec 1902 3 months 12 days
Land fronting Throsby and Cottage Creeks, sold by A.A Dangar, Esquire Committee No.15 02 Sep 1902 20 Dec 1902 3 months 19 days
Miners’ Accident Relief (Bulli Fund Bill) Committee No.20 28 Nov 1902 20 Dec 1902 23 days
Brodie’s Enabling Act Amendment Bill Committee No.12 02 Sep 1903 16 Sep 1903 15 days
Alleged Evasion of the Arbitration Act Committee No.13 04 Sep 1903 23 Sep 1903 20 days
Great Northern Coal Company’s Railway Bill Committee No.7 08 Sep 1908 30 Sep 1908 23 days
The Coupon System Committee No.9 29 Sep 1908 17 Dec 1908 2 months 19 days
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 29 Jun 1909 29 Jun 1909 1 day
Claim by Mr J.S Gam – Rejection of sleepers by Central South African Government Committee No.9 30 Sep 1909 09 Dec 1909 2 months 10 days Chairman
Refreshment Committee No.5 28 Jun 1910 20 Aug 1910 1 month 24 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Schoolteacher. Spent early years at Wallsend. Became a teacher with Education Department in the city and country schools, in the Newcastle and Goulburn district from 1885 until 1901; Newcastle Agricultural Society; member of Hunter District Water Supply and Sewerage Board from 1906 until 1908.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of James Gilbert, carpenter, and Mary Kirk. Unmarried. Methodist. Buried in the Field of Mars cemetery.
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