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Former Member Details

Mr John Julius Thomas STEWART (1910 - 1972)

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Date of Birth: 06/01/1910
Place of Birth: Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 19/09/1972
Place of Death: Adamstown, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 13 Apr 1957 19 Sep 1972 15 years 5 months 7 days
Member for Kahibah 13 Apr 1957 16 Feb 1959 1 year 10 months 4 days
Member for Kahibah 21 Mar 1959 05 Feb 1962 2 years 10 months 16 days
Member for Kahibah 03 Mar 1962 31 Mar 1965 3 years 29 days
Member for Kahibah 01 May 1965 23 Jan 1968 2 years 8 months 24 days
Member for Kahibah 24 Feb 1968 13 Jan 1971 2 years 10 months 21 days
Member for Charlestown 13 Feb 1971 19 Sep 1972 1 year 7 months 7 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Joined in 1926, member of Hamilton, Adamstown and Dudley-Redhead branches, president of Kahibah state electoral council and Newcastle Municipal Assembly.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Boilermaker. Educated at Wickham and Cooks Hill Boys' High School; apprenticed to boilermaking at Walsh Island government dockyard in Newcastle; had a long period of unemployment during 1930s depression; employed at Lysaght's, returned to dockyard in 1940, became a plant and yard superintendent; member of Boilermakers' Society (later Amalgamated Metal Workers' Union) from 1926; Newcastle president of New South Wales Road Safety Council, president of driver training school from c.1960, member of executive committee of Road Safety Council 1968 - 1971, attended international road safety conference in Hong Kong 1969, chairman of Singapore in 1970; Freemason.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Charles Thomas Stewart, caulker, and Mary Jane Sheen. Married Eileen Dorothy Chillinsworth on 4 December 1950 and had issue, 1 son. Methodist. Funeral at Beresfield crematorium from Adamstown Methodist Church.
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