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Former Member Details

Mr Thomas (2) ARMSTRONG (1903 - 1957)

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Date of Birth: 13/09/1903
Place of Birth: Lambton, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 16/03/1957
Place of Death: Lambton, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 31 Oct 1953 16 Mar 1957 3 years 4 months 16 days
Member for Kahibah 31 Oct 1953 06 Feb 1956 2 years 3 months 7 days By-election – elected for balance of term of J. G. Arthur
Member for Kahibah 03 Mar 1956 16 Mar 1957 1 year 14 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Ironworker. Educated at Lambton public school; started at Wallsend Colliery at age fourteen. Ironworker at Broken Hill Proprietary steelworks from 1925, member of Newcastle Board of Management , Federated Ironworkers' Association from 1934 until 1957; president of the Newcastle District Ambulance Board from 1950 until 1952; helped found Lambton Baby Health Centre; member of Hunter District Water Supply and Sewerage Board from 1946 until 1949; active sportsman in youth.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman for Newcastle from 1941 until 1953, Mayor in 1952
Son of Robert Armstrong, miner. Married Doris Smith on 12 September 1924 and had issue 2 sons.
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