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Former Member Details

Mr Duncan Malcolm SMITH, M.A (1890 - 1973)

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Date of Birth: 29/10/1890
Place of Birth: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 15/12/1973
Place of Death: Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 21 Dec 1925 22 Apr 1934 8 years 4 months 2 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 21 December 1925
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP), president of Goulburn Electorate Council in 1925, expelled from party in 1926 for failing to vote for the abolition of the Legislative Council; federal Labor in 1933.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Schoolteacher. Educated at University of Sydney., BA 1912, MA (Hons) 1920; joined Education Department, taught at Cleveland Street 1912 - 1915, North Sydney High School 1915 - 1921, Goulburn 1921 - 1927, Sydney Boys High School and Canterbury 1927 - 1930, headmaster at Nowra Intermediate High School 1930 - 1936, inspector for Albury district 1936 - 1954, retired.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Duncan Smith, master mariner, and Ada Genge. Married Marcella Gertrude Smyth on 26 September 1914 and had issue, 2 daughters and 2 sons. Roman Catholic. Buried in Roman Catholic cemetery at Rookwood from Wentworthville Presbyterian Church.
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