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Former Member Details

The Hon. (Jack) John Davis GARLAND (1922 - 1993)

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Date of Birth: 08/04/1922
Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 03/09/1993
Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 27 Oct 1981 09 Apr 1990 8 years 5 months 14 days A Member of the directly elected Legislative Council. Date of Election 19 September 1981.
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Over 40 years ALP membership. Branch office holder for 30 years. Delegate to State Electoral Council and Federal Electoral Council. Council officer of the New South Wales State Conference and Executive member for 25 years. State Vice-President 9 years. National Conference delegate 12 years. Member National Committee of Enquiry 1978-1979. Member of the New South Wales State Restructure Committee 1970-1971 and 1976.
Community Activity
Former Australian Electrical Union and current branch officer Australian Metal Workers' Union. Involved in Aboriginal welfare and Workers Educational Association.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Toolmaker. Union shop steward, district delegate and officer. National Secretary Australian Electrical Union and Australian Metal Workers' Union 1957-1981. Recreational interests include music, reading, most sports and family activities.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Married Winifred Georgina in 1943 and had issue, 3 sons.
Additional Information
His private papers are in the Parliamentary Archives: PRS 396.LC/P