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Former Member Details

Mr Harold David MAIR (1919 - 2011)

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Date of Birth: 02/06/1919
Place of Birth: Albury, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 07/09/2011
Place of Death:
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 07 Oct 1978 22 Feb 1988 9 years 4 months 16 days
Member for Albury 07 Oct 1978 28 Aug 1981 2 years 10 months 22 days
Member for Albury 19 Sep 1981 05 Mar 1984 2 years 5 months 16 days
Member for Albury 24 Mar 1984 22 Feb 1988 3 years 10 months 30 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Joined the party in 1978. Member of the Albury/Lavington Branch.
Community Activity
Brother of St Vincent de Paul Society Albury. Board member, Director and Treasurer, Albury Base Hospital 1966 - 1984. Albury North Rotary Club 1965; Member of Albury Legacy 2002; Member of Albury Probus Club 2000. Member of Albury Historical Society 1980.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Accountant. Educated at St Patricks College, Albury. Member of the Australian Society of Accountants (AASA), Certified Practising Accountant (CPA). Previously practicing accountant. Auditor. Managing Director, Fulford, Mair and Yea Pty Ltd, Albury, 1951 - 1974. Recreational interests include bowls, golf and travel.
Military Service
Militia 1940 - 1941. Royal Australian Air Force 1941-1950 , including overseas service (Borneo). Member of Royal Australian Air Force Association since 1950.
Honours Received
Awarded Order of Australia (OAM). Honorary Doctorate of Charles Sturt University (honoris causa) since 1980.
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Albury City Council 1968 - 1978, Mayor 1977 - 1978. Albury North Rotary Club 1965 -, Albury Legacy 2002, Albury Probus Club 2000.
Son of David Mair, engine driver, and Ethel Mair. Married Josephine and had issue, 4 daughters and 1 son. Widower.
Additional Information
Electorate description: Rural, including part of Albury-Wodonga Growth Centre. Located within Upper Murray Statistical Agricultural Sub-Division. Principal centres: city of Albury and towns of Culcairn, Holbrook, Tumbarumba. Area: 10,806 sq km Population: 55,226 Enrolment: 37,199