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Former Member Details

Mr Theodore Charles TRAUTWEIN (1869 - 1955)

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Date of Birth: 20/12/1869
Place of Birth: Camperdown, Victoria, Australia
Date of Death: 07/08/1955
Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 23 Apr 1934 16 Apr 1940 5 years 11 months 25 days A Member of the indirectly elected Council 1934 - 1978. Date of Election 7 November 1933. Seat declared vacant on 16 April 1940 under Section 19f of the Constitution Act.
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1915.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Publican and hotel broker. Managing director of hotel at Katoomba, purchased and sold other hotels; became a shareholder in Victoria Park Racing Club; racehorse owner and punter, involved in lengthy legal proceedings over liability for tax on income from betting; bankrupted and convicted in 1940 of making false representations; and in 1942 of contempt of court. Discharged as a bankrupt in 1950.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Theodore Trautwein and Annie McCarthy. Married Katherine Gertrude Elizabeth Kane in 1900 at Sydney. Funeral at Randwick cemetery from St Mary's Roman Catholic Roman Catholic cathedral.
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