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Former Member Details

Mr James Bernard SOUTHEE (1902 - 1979)

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Date of Birth: 06/06/1902
Place of Birth: Mildura, Victoria, Australia
Date of Death: 30/06/1979
Place of Death: Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 03 Mar 1962 19 Oct 1973 11 years 7 months 17 days
Blacktown 03 Mar 1962 31 Mar 1965 3 years 29 days
Blacktown 01 May 1965 23 Jan 1968 2 years 8 months 24 days
Blacktown 24 Feb 1968 13 Jan 1971 2 years 10 months 21 days
Mount Druitt 13 Feb 1971 19 Oct 1973 2 years 8 months 7 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP), joined in 1929, offices branch and council, member of central executive 1957 - 1961, parliamentary representative in 1965.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Union organiser. Educated at Mildura and Leeton Public Schools; assisted father on farm; member of Australian Workers' Union, president of New South Wales branch 1956 - 1961; foundation member of Blacktown Hospital Board, president 1967 - 1972; Freeman of Municipality of Blacktown.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of Laurence Southee, farmer, and Annie Lockie. Married Muriel Crotty in 1944 and had issue 1 daughter. Roman Catholic.
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