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Former Member Details

Mr Walter James BUTLER (1892 - 1937)

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Date of Birth: 15/04/1892
Place of Birth: Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 05/11/1937
Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 08 Oct 1927 18 May 1932 4 years 7 months 11 days
Member for Hurstville 08 Oct 1927 18 Sep 1930 2 years 11 months 11 days
Member for Hurstville 25 Oct 1930 18 May 1932 1 year 6 months 24 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). President of Bexley branch for seven years, of St George electorate council for three years, member of the central executive from 1924 until 1926.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Clerk. Educated to secondary level; joined Railways Department, clerk in Narrabri 1909 until 1910, Murrurundi from 1910 until 1915. and re-employed in the railways from 1936 until 1937.
Military Service
Served in the Australian Infantry Forces from 1915 until 1919, 20th Battalion, Private
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Simon John Butler, police constable, and Cecilia Mary Marlin. Married Mary Ellen Agnes Kennedy on 24 April 1916 and had issue, 3 daughters and 1 son. Church of England. Burial at Woronora cemetery from St Josephs Roman Catholic church in Rockdale.
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