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Former Member Details

Mr Frank POLLARD (1870 - 1951)

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Date of Birth: 28/05/1870
Place of Birth: Paignton, Devon, England
Date of Death: 13/10/1951
Place of Death: South Hurstville, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 24 Nov 1931 22 Apr 1934 2 years 4 months 30 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 23 November 1931
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP), Joined in 1890, held office in Cobar, Macquarie, Blayney and Homebush Leagues.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Butcher and union secretary. Arrived in Australia c.1888; butcher. Member of Australasian Meat Industry Employees' Union. New South Wales secretary 1918 - 1941, federal president 1931 - 1936.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Richard Watson, yeoman, and Emma Vellock Haswell. Married Caroline Colbran on 27 April 1892 at Dubbo and had issue, 1 daughter and 1 son. Divorced. Funeral at Woronora crematorium with Church of England rites.
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