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Former Member Details

Mr Harry Charles CARTER (1874 - 1952)

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Date of Birth: 05/05/1874
Place of Birth: Attleborough, Norfolk, England
Date of Death: 25/07/1952
Place of Death: Willoughby, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 08 Oct 1927 18 Apr 1941 13 years 6 months 11 days
Member for Liverpool Plains 08 Oct 1927 18 Sep 1930 2 years 11 months 11 days
Member for Liverpool Plains 25 Oct 1930 18 May 1932 1 year 6 months 24 days
Member for Liverpool Plains 11 Jun 1932 12 Apr 1935 2 years 10 months 2 days
Member for Liverpool Plains 11 May 1935 24 Feb 1938 2 years 9 months 14 days
Member for Liverpool Plains 26 Mar 1938 18 Apr 1941 3 years 24 days
Political Party Activity
Country Party. Councillor 1932 - 1939.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Station manager and grazier. Educated at Attleborough; arrived in Sydney in 1892, worked for A. A . Dangar as a farm hand at 'Baroona' near Singleton, bookkeeper at 'Mooki Springs' near Quirindi in 1895, station manager from 1899 until 1926, when responsible for subdivision; ran own property, Yarraman North near Quirindi in 1895, purchased 1909, and Woorak, 2800 acres of Mooki Springs subdivision in partnership with sons from 1926 until 1941; member of Farmers and Settlers' Association; stockbreeder; judge for Royal Agricultural Society; contributor to agricultural journals and newspapers.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Councillor of Tamarang Shire Council from 1914 until 1928; president of Tamarang Shire Repatriation Committee.
Personal
Son of Edward Carter, farming bailiff, and Dinah Louise Woor. Married Elsie Maude Tate on 25 April 1900 an had issue, 1 daughter and 3 sons. Church of England. Funeral at Northern Suburbs crematorium.
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