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Former Member Details

Mr David MCLELLAND (1881 - 1968)

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Date of Birth: 12/08/1881
Place of Birth: Ayrshire, Scotland
Date of Death: 01/10/1968
Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Drummoyne 25 Oct 1930 18 May 1932 1 year 6 months 24 days
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 25 Oct 1930 18 May 1932 1 year 6 months 24 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Member of central executive from 1920 until 1923, 1924 until 1926.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Blacksmith and union secretary. Educated to primary level in Scotland, before arriving in Brisbane in 1911; blacksmith at Ipswich Railway Workshops; moved to Sydney in 1916, blacksmith at Cockatoo Island and Mort's Dock; secretary of Balcksmith's Society from 1918 until 1930, 1939 until 1944; after defeat undertook a correspondence course in accountancy; secretary of Australian Institute of Political Science until 1939; secretary of Metal Tradees Federation of Australia from 1945 until 1961, retired; member of Board of Management at Drummoyne Presbyterian church.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Alexander McClelland and Helen McDonald. Married Mary Shaw in October 1903 and had issue, 2 daughters and 1 son.
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