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Former Member Details

Mr Raymond Leo FITZGERALD (1879 - 1963)

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Date of Birth: 27/07/1879
Place of Birth: Sunville near Dungog, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 18/12/1963
Place of Death: Dungog, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 10 May 1941 05 Feb 1962 20 years 8 months 27 days
Member for Gloucester 10 May 1941 24 Apr 1944 2 years 11 months 15 days
Member for Gloucester 27 May 1944 29 Mar 1947 2 years 10 months 3 days
Member for Gloucester 03 May 1947 22 May 1950 3 years 20 days
Member for Gloucester 17 Jun 1950 14 Jan 1953 2 years 6 months 29 days
Member for Gloucester 14 Feb 1953 05 Feb 1956 2 years 11 months 23 days
Member for Gloucester 03 Mar 1956 16 Feb 1959 2 years 11 months 14 days
Member for Gloucester 21 Mar 1959 05 Feb 1962 2 years 10 months 16 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Dairy farmer. Educated at Dungog public school; left school at sixteen to work on father's dairy farm, which continued to run after father's death in 1900; owned six farms run on a sharefarmer basis and some grazing property at death; director of Dungog Co-operative Butter Factory from 1908 until 1963; president of Agricultural Society; president of Dungog School of Arts; member of Primary Producers' Union from 1918 until 1963; foundation president of Dungog branch, delegate to central executive from 1926 until 1963, life member in 1961, president of Lower Hunter and Gloucester district council for many years; councillor of Junior Farmers; president of Dungog Hospital Board in 1930; Jersey cattle judge.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Dungog from 1901 until 1942, Mayor from 1909 until 1910, 1912 until 1915, 1920 until 1921, 1932 until 1935, 1937 until 1942; Wallarobba Shire from 1931 until 1950, president.
Personal
Son of Patrick Fitzgerald, dairy farmer. Unmarried. Roman Catholic. Funeral at Dungog cemetery from St Mary's Roman Catholic church.
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