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Former Member Details

Mr Stanley Evan PARRY (1895 - 1973)

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Date of Birth: 23/11/1895
Place of Birth: Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 23/06/1973
Place of Death: Petersham, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 23 Apr 1940 22 Apr 1952 12 years A Member of the indirectly elected Council 1934 - 1978. Date of Election 1 November 1939. Granted retention of title of 'Honourable' for life.
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Builder. Educated at Gordon Public School; carpenter and builder at Katoomba; returned to building after the war; became a life member of Returned Serviceman's League; Freemason.
Military Service
Enlisted in Australian Infantry Forces 1914, 1st Field Engineers, shell shocked 1915, discharged 1916, sapper.
Honours Received
Officer Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1963
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Canterbury 1928 - 1947, Mayor 1932 - 1937; elected to Sydney County Council Electricity Undertaking 1938, Chairman 1941, 1943 - 1944, member of Electricity Authority of New South Wales, Deputy Chairman 1946 - 1950, Chairman 1960.
Son of William Evan Parry, master builder, and Bessie Locke. Married Gladys Victoria Green on 26 May 1917 and had issue, 1 daughter and 1 son. Presbyterian.
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