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Former Member Details

Mr Alfred Ernest BENNETT (1906 - 1976)

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Date of Birth: 25/07/1906
Place of Birth: Cargo, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 15/04/1976
Place of Death: Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 03 Mar 1962 31 Mar 1965 3 years 29 days
Member for Nepean 03 Mar 1962 31 Mar 1965 3 years 29 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP).
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Motor body builder and carpenter. Educated in public schools in Sydney, Coffs Harbour, Woolgoolga, Cargo, West Wyalong and Young in Roman Catholic schools; motor body builder and carpenter by trade, worked in New Zealand and Building Workers Industrial Union, president of Nepean district, delegate to the Labor Council of New South Wales (TLC), executive member; member of National Fitness Council; helped to found the Lower Blue Mountains Federation of Progress Associations; member of Parents and Citizens Association.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Penrith from 1960 until 1962
Personal
Son of Alfred Ernest Bennett, blacksmith, and Ellen Jane Davis. Married May Josephine Gorman in 1926 and had issue, 1 son. Rookwood crematorium. Church of England.
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