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Former Member Details

Mr Dudley Gordon PADMAN (1885 - 1970)

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Date of Birth: 16/06/1885
Place of Birth: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Date of Death: 31/08/1970
Place of Death: Albury, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 03 May 1947 31 Mar 1965 17 years 10 months 29 days
Member for Albury 03 May 1947 22 May 1950 3 years 20 days
Member for Albury 17 Jun 1950 14 Jan 1953 2 years 6 months 29 days
Member for Albury 14 Feb 1953 06 Feb 1956 2 years 11 months 24 days
Member for Albury 03 Mar 1956 16 Feb 1959 2 years 11 months 14 days
Member for Albury 21 Mar 1959 05 Feb 1962 2 years 10 months 16 days
Member for Albury 03 Mar 1962 31 Mar 1965 3 years 29 days
Political Party Activity
Elected with Liberal and Country Party endorsement. Joined Liberal Party.
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Woolclasser and farmer. Educated at Prince Alfred College at Bridgewater, South Australia; worked for some time on land in South Australia.; came to Albury as a woolclasser with shearing contractors, managed a wool scour at Botany in Sydney, then at Albury; purchased a wheat and sheep property near Albury; coroner 1939 - 1947; foundation president of Murray Valley Development League 1944 - 1950, chairman of Upper Murray Regional Planning Committee 1945 - 1950; member of Albury Land Board 1941 - 1947; chairman of Albury Repatriation Committee; member of New South Wales Ambulance Transport Service Board, New South Wales Forestry Advisory Council and Junior Farmers' Advisory Committee; director of Albury Base Hospital; president of Albury Parents and Citizens' Association; president of Comforts Fund; Freemason.
Military Service
Honours Received
Officer Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1966
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Albury 1930 - 1947, Mayor 1939 - 1945.
Personal
Son of John Waterhouse, clerk, and Elizabeth Todd. Married Bertha Elizabeth Scholz on 26 June 1912 and had issue, 1 daughter and 2 sons. Methodist. Funeral at Albury cemetery from Methodist church.
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