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Former Member Details

Mr Christopher Augustine LOVE (1884 - 1970)

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Date of Birth: 22/11/1884
Place of Birth: Port Victor, South Australia, Australia
Date of Death: 07/04/1970
Place of Death: Waverley, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 15 Sep 1955 07 Apr 1970 14 years 6 months 24 days A Member of the indirectly elected Council 1934 - 1978. Date of Election 15 September 1955. Elected at By-election to fill T.Armstrong and McNamara vacancies.
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Joined Tempe Park League in 1912, later became secretary of Enmore branch, Cook and Grayndler federal electorate councils. Member of head office staff of Australian Labor Party from 1945, campaign director and chief of staff.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Case maker and party organiser. Educated at Dorcas Street Public School, Melbourne; came to Sydney with parents, french polisher; later was case and box making with brother, first at Glebe and later at Marrickville; Lithgow small arms factory from 1941 until 1945, senior shop steward; keen follower of Australian Rules and racing.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of William Love, storekeeper and Scottish migrant, and Mary Ryan. Married Alice Ruth Knight on 17 October 1918 and had issue, 5 daughters. Requiem Mass at St Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Newtown.
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