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Former Member Details

Mr Reginald Stanley JACKSON (1897 - 1969)

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Date of Birth: 12/12/1897
Place of Birth: Burwood, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 16/08/1969
Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 12 Apr 1950 16 Aug 1969 19 years 4 months 5 days A Member of the indirectly elected Council 1934 - 1978. Date of Election 12 April 1950 and 21 November 1957. Casual vacancy – elected for balance of term of service of Hon. J.A Bodkin, deceased.
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Joined the party in 1914, became an executive member of the Liverpool and Croydon branches, member of central executive from 1944 until 1952.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Confectioner and union official. Educated at Burwood public school; commenced work with Hendersons, confectioners; New South Wales secretary and federal president of the Federal Confectioners Association from 1940 until 1969, executive member of Trades and Labor Council (TLC), delegate to International Labour Organisation, Geneva in 1956; director of 2KY; member of Agricultural, Horticultural and Industrial Society., Liverpool, and of Liverpool Progress Association. Recreational interests include bowls.
Military Service
Served in Australian Infantry Forces from 1916 until 1917, 53rd Battalion, Gallipoli and France, private, invalided home, later rejoined Hendersons.
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of William Jackson, builder, and Harriet Cramp. Married Isabel Valentine on 15 November 1919 and had issue, 1 daughter. Roman Catholic. Funeral at Liverpool cemetery from All Saints' Roman Catholic cathedral.
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