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Former Member Details

Mr Gilbert Jamieson SINCLAIR (1877 - 1955)

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Date of Birth: 23/09/1877
Place of Birth: London, England
Date of Death: 01/02/1955
Place of Death: Lidcombe, 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), expelled by special conference in August 1936, re-admitted.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Boilermaker and union secretary. Boilermaker and secretary of Sydney branch and first federal secretary of Boilermakers' Union in 1909, held positions until 1942, resigned; employed as a boilermaker in defence works 1942 - 1943; director of 2KY radio station.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Andrew Sinclair, compositor, and Elizabeth Cameron. Married (1) Margaret Eleanor Mavor in c.1897 at Sydney and had issue, 3 daughters and 2 sons. Married (2) Ada Christian Beaver in c.1912 at Balmain and had issue, 1 daughter. Funeral ceremony at Rookwood crematorium with Presbyterian rites.
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