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Former Member Details

Mr Arthur Hetherington GRIMM (1868 - 1939)

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Date of Birth: 27/08/1868
Place of Birth: Dalby, Queensland, Australia
Date of Death: 20/03/1939
Place of Death: Manly, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 06 Dec 1913 18 Apr 1925 11 years 4 months 13 days
Member for Ashburnham 06 Dec 1913 21 Feb 1917 3 years 2 months 16 days
Member for Ashburnham 24 Mar 1917 18 Feb 1920 2 years 10 months 26 days
Member for Murrumbidgee 20 Mar 1920 17 Feb 1922 1 year 10 months 29 days
Member for Murrumbidgee 25 Mar 1922 18 Apr 1925 3 years 25 days
Minister without portfolio Assisting Minister of Agriculture 09 Feb 1920 12 Apr 1920 2 months 4 days
Case of Denis Maguire Committee No. 13 17 Aug 1915 13 Apr 1916 7 months 28 days
Dismissal of certain Tramway Employees charged with being found in a common Gaming-house at Redfern Committee No. 12 10 Aug 1915 13 Apr 1916 8 months 4 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No. 2 17 Jul 1917 30 Mar 1918 8 months 14 days
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party; National Party
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Farmer. As a child lived in Young, Grenfell and Balmain after 1880 when his father became a moderator of the Presbyterian church of New South Wales. Educated at Fort Street public school; from age sixteen spent several years as a drover, shearer, station and farm hand before acquiring a small property at Grassdale near Grenfell in 1891; became a bankrupt in 1895, discharged in 1896; stock and station agent; later owned Glen Esk near Grenfell; member of Farmers and Settlers Association in 1912.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Councillor at Weddin Shire in 1906, president in 1913.
Personal
Son of George Grimm, Presbyterian minister, and Mary Hetherington. Married Jane Eliza Stinson on 27 June 1900 and had issue, 2 daughters and 3 sons. Presbyterian. Funeral at Northern Suburbs crematorium from Presbyterian Church in Manly.
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