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Former Member Details

Mr Clarence Gordon ROBERTSON (1902 - 1974)

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Date of Birth: 09/04/1902
Place of Birth: Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 31/10/1974
Place of Death: Bondi, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 06 Jun 1942 16 Feb 1959 16 years 8 months 11 days
Member for Dubbo 06 Jun 1942 24 Apr 1944 1 year 10 months 19 days
Member for Dubbo 27 May 1944 29 Mar 1947 2 years 10 months 3 days
Member for Dubbo 03 May 1947 22 May 1950 3 years 20 days
Member for Dubbo 14 Feb 1953 06 Feb 1956 2 years 11 months 24 days
Member for Dubbo 03 Mar 1956 16 Feb 1959 2 years 11 months 14 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP), failed to obtain preselection in 1962, stood as an Independent Country Party.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Railway employee. Educated at Wongarben and Dubbo; rural worker from 1916 - 1921, railway employee 1924 - 1942, Dubbo; farmer.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of Gordon Campbell Robertson, butcher, and his wife Ellen Lydia Moore. Married (1) Bessie Mercer on 12 January 1923 and they had 3 daughters and 1 son. Married (2) Sylvia Thomas on 29 January 1938. Presbyterian. Funeral at Presbyterian cemetery in Botany.
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