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Former Member Details

The Hon. Lindsay Annan NORTH (1911 - 1984)

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Date of Birth: 26/08/1911
Place of Birth: Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
Date of Death: 27/04/1984
Place of Death: Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 23 Apr 1964 22 Apr 1976 12 years A Member of the indirectly elected Council 1934 - 1978. Date of Election 21 November 1963. Granted retention of title of 'Honourable' for life.
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP), joined in 1943, secretary of Abbotsford branch 1943 - 1966, secretary of Martin-Evans federal electorate council, member of central executive 1952 - 1956, 1961 - 1964; general returning officer for the Australian Labor Party, Australian Council of Trade Unions and the Trades and Labor Council.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Wool Classer. Shop assistant and union organiser. Educated in Brisbane, Toowoomba, Bribie Island; Queensland; employed a shop assistant; appointed as an organiser New South Wales branch of Australian Textile Workers' Union in 1943, secretary in 1972, federal president in 1972; councillor of New South Wales Lawn Tennis Association.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Charles Roger North, bank manager, and his wife Florence Victoria Lindsay. Married Dorothy Morris on 30 April 1938 and they had 1 daughter. Funeral at St Andrew's Anglican church, Abbotsford and Rookwood crematorium.
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