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Former Member Details

The Hon. (Fred) Frederick Charles HANKINSON (1925 - 1997)

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Date of Birth: 21/06/1925
Place of Birth: Auburn, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 07/10/1997
Place of Death: Camperdown, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 28 Mar 1984 03 May 1991 7 years 1 month 6 days A Member of the directly elected Legislative Council. Date of Election 28 March 1984. Elected for balance of term of service of Hon. D.P Landa, resigned.
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party ( ALP). Joined 1959. Held most official positions at Branch level. President Auburn State Electoral Council for 5 years.
Community Activity
Active member of Challenge Foundation. Holroyd Special School Parents & Citizens Association.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Meatworker. Educated at Auburn North Primary School and Granville Intermediate High School. Previously State President Australian Metal Industry Employees Union (New South Wales), also delegate and executive member of New South Wales Trades and Labour Council. Recreational interests centre around fund raising activities for Challenge Foundation (formerly Sub Normal Childrens Welfare Association) and caravanning and fishing.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Married Merle and had issue, 1 son and 1 daughter. Funeral at Rookwood Crematorium.
Additional Information
Previously State President AMIEU (NSW), also delegate and executive member of NSW Trades and Labor Council. Interests centre around fund-raising activities for challenge Foundation (formerly Sub-normal Childrens Welfare Association.