Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

Former Member Details

Mr David Benjamin HUNTER (1905 - 1981)

Member Photo
Date of Birth: 05/09/1905
Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 31/08/1981
Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 07 Sep 1940 02 Apr 1976 35 years 6 months 27 days
Member for Croydon 07 Sep 1940 18 Apr 1941 7 months 12 days
Member for Croydon 10 May 1941 24 Apr 1944 2 years 11 months 15 days
Member for Croydon 27 May 1944 29 Mar 1947 2 years 10 months 3 days
Member for Croydon 03 May 1947 22 May 1950 3 years 20 days
Member for Croydon 25 May 1950 14 Jan 1953 2 years 7 months 21 days
Member for Croydon 14 Feb 1953 06 Feb 1956 2 years 11 months 24 days
Member for Croydon 03 Mar 1956 16 Feb 1959 2 years 11 months 14 days
Member for Ashfield-Croydon 21 Mar 1959 05 Feb 1962 2 years 10 months 16 days
Member for Ashfield-Croydon 03 Mar 1962 31 Mar 1965 3 years 29 days
Member for Ashfield-Croydon 01 May 1965 23 Jan 1968 2 years 8 months 24 days
Member for Ashfield 24 Feb 1968 13 Jan 1971 2 years 10 months 21 days
Member for Ashfield 13 Feb 1971 19 Oct 1973 2 years 8 months 7 days
Member for Ashfield 17 Nov 1973 02 Apr 1976 2 years 4 months 17 days
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party. Councillor of United Australia Party (UAP) 1937 - 1939, 1940 - 1942
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Insurance broker. Educated at New South Wales Institute for Deaf and Blind Children; insurance broker and adviser; honorary treasurer; later became a life member of the Blinded Servicemen's Club; vice president of Royal New South Wales Institute for Deaf and Blind Children; chairman of Society for Providing Homes for Neglected Children; member of Royal Australian Historical Society; president of Savage Club
Military Service
Honours Received
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1975
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of George Hunter, commercial traveller, from Yorkshire, England and Mary Selina Bennett. Unmarried. Church of England.
Additional Information