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Former Member Details

Mr Hilton Oswald ELLIOTT (1885 - 1960)

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Date of Birth: 15/06/1885
Place of Birth: Forbes, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 28/04/1960
Place of Death: Forbes, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 11 Jun 1932 18 Apr 1941 8 years 10 months 8 days
Member for Ashburnham 11 Jun 1932 12 Apr 1935 2 years 10 months 2 days
Member for Ashburnham 11 May 1935 24 Feb 1938 2 years 9 months 14 days
Member for Ashburnham 26 Mar 1938 18 Apr 1941 3 years 24 days
Political Party Activity
Country Party, councillor from 1932 until 1935, 1939.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Wheat farmer. Educated in country primary schools; worked on family farm; established own property 'Fairfield' near Mulyandry in 1906, wheat and sheep; subdivided it between his sons in 1949, retired to Forbes; toured Canada and the United States of America in 1927; member of the executive of the Farmers and Settlers Association from 1921 until 1922; member of Forbes Chamber of Commerce, of Forbes and district Pastoral, Agricultural and Horticultural Association and local Closer Settlement Advisory Committee; president of Forbes Town Planning committee and Forbes Flood Relief committee, member of Forbes Pastures Protection Board; chairman of Lachlan Railway League; member of New South Wales Ambulance Transport Service Board; president of Forbes town and district band; active in sporting organisations, especially cricket; Church of England; member of synod
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Councillor of Jemalong Shire Council from 1917 until 1925, president in 1920, 1923; Alderman at Forbes from 1955 until 1956, Mayor in 1956.
Personal
Son of Joseph Elliott, farmer. Married Eva Maud Chandler at Blayney in c.1912 and had issue, 3 daughters and 2 sons. Funeral at Forbes cemetery from St John's Church of England church.
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