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Former Member Details

Mr James FOX (1886 - 1951)

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Date of Birth: 11/02/1886
Place of Birth: Oldham, England
Date of Death: 22/05/1951
Place of Death: Waterloo, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 24 Nov 1931 22 Apr 1934 2 years 4 months 30 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 23 November 1931.
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). President from Alexandria Branch, member of central executive from 1930 until 1931.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Stovemaker. Settled at Alexandria c.1915, employed by Metters Limited until 1926; organiser of Stovemakers' Union from 1926 until 1930, secretary from 1931 until 1944, delegate to the Trades and Labor Council (TLC), executive member from 1927 until 1928, member of Australian Council of Trades Union; tally clerk after Parliamentary defeat.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Alexandria from 1934 until 1948. Deputy Mayor in 1937.
Son of John Thomas Fox, stovemaker, and Elizabeth Tetlow. Married Lydia Heness on 30 March 1918 and had issue, 1 son. Funeral at Eastern Suburbs crematorium.
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