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Former Member Details

Mr Claude Hilton BUSHELL (1873 - 1930)

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Date of Birth: 25/06/1873
Place of Birth: Wilberforce, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 06/12/1930
Place of Death: Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 24 Mar 1917 18 Feb 1920 2 years 10 months 26 days
Member for Lyndhurst 24 Mar 1917 18 Feb 1920 2 years 10 months 26 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP).
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Storekeeper. Educated at Richmond public school; commercial traveller; storekeeper at Cobar; then Mandurama and for a time at Wagga Wagga before returning to Mandurama; opened a store in Parkes c.1919. Member of Parkes Chamber of Commerce, and Parents and Citizens Association; Freemason.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of David Bushell, farmer, and Izeppa Winton. Married (1) May Pellett in c.1900 at Muswellbrook and had issue 4 daughters. Married (2) Janet Baker in c.1928. Church of England. Parkes Cemetery from St George's Church of England.
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