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Former Member Details

Mr Douglas Elliott PORTER (1916 - 1989)

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Date of Birth: 24/01/1916
Place of Birth: Mosman, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 27/08/1989
Place of Death: Kogarah, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 29 Feb 1964 31 Mar 1965 1 year 1 month 3 days
Member for Wollongong-Kembla 29 Feb 1964 31 Mar 1965 1 year 1 month 3 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Plumber. Teacher at Sydney and East Sydney Technical Colleges 1947 - 1953, St George Technical College 1953, Wollongong Technical College 1954 - 1964; member of Operative Plumbers' Union and Technical Teachers' Association; returned to teaching in 1965, purchased hardware store in 1966. Director of Hardex in 1968.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Wollongong 1963 - 1971.
Son of Lyle Porter, jeweller, and M.E Douglas. Married Hope Rosenthal on 21 November 1942 and had issue, 2 daughters and 1 son.
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