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Former Member Details

Mr Maxwell Pollok DUNLOP (1876 - 1941)

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Date of Birth: 28/06/1876
Place of Birth: South Yarra, Melbourne, Australia
Date of Death: 01/08/1941
Place of Death: Eastwood, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 08 Sep 1932 22 Apr 1934 1 year 7 months 15 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 7 September 1932.
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 23 Apr 1934 01 Aug 1941 7 years 3 months 10 days A Member of the indirectly elected Council 1934 - 1978. Date of Election 21 November 1933. A Member before reconstitution.
Political Party Activity
Country Party, councillor in 1936
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Dairy farmer and organising secretary. Educated in public schools and All Saints Grammar, St Kilda, Victoria; farmhand at Dunolly, Victoria for some years; station manager with Goldsborough Mort and Company, for five years; also was a grain and wool correspondent; dairy farmer on selection on Horseshoe Creek near Kyogle; secretary of the Kyogle branch and Richmond River District Council Primary Producers' Union; moved to Sydney to become general secretary of the Primary Producers' Union from 1919 until 1933, general president from 1933 until 1941; member of the New South Wales Butter Stabilisation committee; Australian Dairy Council; stockowners representative of the New South Wales Veterinary Surgeons Board; committee member of 150th Anniversary Celebrations; chairman of Empire Producers' Conference in Sydney in 1938
Military Service
Honours Received
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1938
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of John Dunlop, draper, and Mary Barr Brown. Married Eva Sharp on 24 May 1900 and had issue, 2 daughters and 1 son. Northern Suburbs crematorium from St Andrews Presbyterian church at Eastwood.
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