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Former Member Details

Mr Charles Joseph PARKER (1886 - 1956)

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Date of Birth: 13/12/1886
Place of Birth: Junction, near Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 31/01/1956
Place of Death: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 08 Sep 1932 22 Apr 1934 1 year 7 months 15 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 7 September 1932
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Businessman. Educated at Newcastle; became a business manager for Geo. A. Campbell, tobacconist and hairdresser; founded Newcastle branch of Legacy; member of Newcastle Chamber of Commerce.
Military Service
Served in Australian Infantry Forces 1917 - 1918, 4th Battalion, Corporal
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Newcastle 1926 - 1936, Mayor 1931 - 1932.
Son of Richard Parker, mining engineer, and Amelia Blanch. Married Thelma Elsie Campbell in 1924 at Newcastle and had issue, 1 daughter.
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