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Former Member Details

Mr Roy Stanley JACKSON (1895 - 1964)

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Date of Birth: 02/09/1895
Place of Birth: Balmain, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 12/02/1964
Place of Death: Lewisham, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 14 Feb 1953 06 Feb 1956 2 years 11 months 24 days
Member for Drummoyne 14 Feb 1953 06 Feb 1956 2 years 11 months 24 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP)
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Shipwright and union official. Educated at Gladstone Park Superior public school; worked as a shipwright at department of Navy, Maritime Services Board, White's, Morrison and Sinclair; member of Federated Shipwrights and Ship Constructors' Association of Australia., trustee from 1924 until 1925, vice president from 1925 until 1929, president from 1929 until 1934, New South Wales secretary from 1934 until 1953, federal president from 1931 until 1936, federal secretary from 1936 until 1954, industrial advocate from 1937 until 1953, delegate to the Trades and Labor Council (TLC), executive member of Australian Council of Trade Unions; delegate to Shipwrights' Apprenticeship Committee for several years, member of Shipwrights' Dilution (manpower) Committee from 1941 until 1946; worked on relief committee during the depression; director of Balmain Old Folks Club; supporter of Boy Scouts and various local church committees; keen sportsman
Military Service
Served in Australian Infantry Forces from 1916 until 1919, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, Middle East and France, driver
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Henry William Jackson, union secretary, and Mary Alphonsus Bond. Married Eileen Mary Maher on 20 January 1917 and had issue, 2 daughters and 2 sons. Roman Catholic. Buried in Field of Mars cemetery from All Hallows Roman Catholic Church in Five Dock.
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