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Former Member Details

Mr (Wes) Westby James DAVOREN (1928 - 2010)

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Date of Birth: 05/08/1928
Place of Birth: Campsie, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 21/09/2010
Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 24 Mar 1984 03 Mar 1995 10 years 11 months 8 days
Member for Lakemba 24 Mar 1984 22 Feb 1988 3 years 10 months 30 days
Member for Lakemba 19 Mar 1988 03 May 1991 3 years 1 month 15 days
Member for Lakemba 25 May 1991 03 Mar 1995 3 years 9 months 7 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). President Punchbowl Branch 1970 - 1984. Secretary of Lakemba SEC 1965 - 1984. President Punchbowl Park Branch 1970-1984. Secretary Lakemba State Electoral Council 1965-1984.
Community Activity
Patron of Canterbury-Bankstown Rugby League Club. Treasurer Hospital Board 1980-1986.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Senior production planner with the State Rail Authority; director of a co-operative building society and credit union. Educated at Sydney Technical High School. Recreational interests included lawn bowls and rugby league.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Married Marie Therese O'Brien on 22 April 1950, and they had 4 daughters.
Additional Information
Electorate description: Metropolitan, residential suburban and industrial. Located Sydney, south western. Principal suburbs: Lakemba, Punchbowl, Wiley Park. Area: 12.4 sq km Population: 49,776 Enrolment: 30,557