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Former Member Details

Mr Arthur Rowland GARDINER (1876 - 1948)

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Date of Birth: 14/03/1876
Place of Birth: Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 11/02/1948
Place of Death: Earlwood, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 14 Oct 1910 17 Feb 1922 11 years 4 months 4 days
Member for Newcastle 14 Oct 1910 06 Nov 1913 3 years 24 days
Member for Newcastle 06 Dec 1913 21 Feb 1917 3 years 2 months 16 days
Member for Newcastle 24 Mar 1917 18 Feb 1920 2 years 10 months 26 days
Member for Newcastle 20 Mar 1920 17 Feb 1922 1 year 10 months 29 days
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 16 Nov 1910 16 Nov 1910 1 day
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 29 Aug 1911 29 Aug 1911 1 day
Administration of the Rocks Resumed Area Committee No.7 20 Aug 1912 05 Dec 1912 3 months 16 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No. 2 03 Mar 1914 18 Apr 1914 1 month 16 days
Printing Committee No. 6 11 Mar 1914 18 Apr 1914 1 month 8 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No. 2 21 Jul 1914 23 Feb 1915 7 months 3 days
Printing Committee No. 6 22 Jul 1914 23 Feb 1915 7 months 2 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No. 2 01 Jul 1915 13 Apr 1916 9 months 14 days
Printing Committee No. 5 02 Jul 1915 13 Apr 1916 9 months 12 days
Elections and Qualifications Committee No. 2 20 Jul 1916 21 Dec 1916 5 months 2 days
Printing Committee No. 3 28 Jul 1916 21 Dec 1916 4 months 24 days
The Governor's Opening Speech Committee No. 1 18 Jul 1916 21 Dec 1916 5 months 4 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Secretary at Wickham branch, critic of Holman from 1915 until 1916; Independent Labor in 1922.
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1911
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Schoolteacher and builder. Educated at Windsor and Sydney Superior public schools, and Sydney Teachers' College; teacher with Education Department from 1893 until 1903 at various city schools, from 1903 until 1910 in the Newcastle district.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of Thomas Gardiner, farmer, and Annie Hession. Married Maud Lois Chrismas on c.1921. Funeral at Rookwood Crematorium from Earlwood Methodist church.
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