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Former Member Details

The Hon. Lindley John Forbes BARRACLOUGH (1926 - 2005)

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Date of Birth: 03/09/1926
Place of Birth: Annandale, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 13/12/2005
Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Sydney
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 24 Feb 1968 28 Aug 1981 13 years 6 months 5 days
Member for Bligh 24 Feb 1968 13 Jan 1971 2 years 10 months 21 days
Member for Bligh 13 Feb 1971 19 Oct 1973 2 years 8 months 7 days
Member for Bligh 17 Nov 1973 02 Apr 1976 2 years 4 months 17 days
Member for Bligh 01 May 1976 12 Sep 1978 2 years 4 months 13 days
Member for Bligh 07 Oct 1978 28 Aug 1981 2 years 10 months 22 days
Acting Minister for Youth, Ethnic and Community Affairs 01 May 1975 30 May 1975 1 month
Minister for Culture, Sport and Recreation 03 Jan 1975 17 Dec 1975 11 months 15 days
Minister for Culture, Sport and Recreation 17 Dec 1975 23 Jan 1976 1 month 7 days
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Real Estate Proprieter. Educated at Scots College, Bellevue Hill, Sydney 1933 - 1944. Entered family real estate firm of John Barraclough & Sons 1947 - 1968. Director of Barraclough and Goldman Pty Limited, Real Estate Agents, 1956 until 1977. Councillor of University of Sydney from 1974 until 1976; noted athlete, played first grade football; president of New South Wales Metropolitan Rugby Union, member of 1968 Olympic Games committee. Chairman of MSB Waterways Authority 1989 - 1995, Director of Maritime Services Board 1989 - 1995, Director of Multiple Sclerosis Society (New South Wales) 1987 - 1997. Recreational interests include yachting, golf and rugby union.
Military Service
Joined 2nd Australian Infantry Forces (2nd AIF) in 1945. Retired medically unfit in 1945.
Honours Received
Awarded the Order of Australia (AO) as a member in the general division in 1991.
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of Horace Haigh Barraclough and Maude Victoria Forbes. Married Lois Turner on 25 September 1952 and had issue, 1 daughter and 1 son. Church of England.
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