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Former Member Details

Mr Ian Doric GLACHAN (1934 - 2005)

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Date of Birth: 15/09/1934
Place of Birth: Waverley, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 20/04/2005
Place of Death: Albury, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 19 Mar 1988 28 Feb 2003 14 years 11 months 10 days
Member for Albury 19 Mar 1988 03 May 1991 3 years 1 month 15 days
Member for Albury 25 May 1991 03 May 1995 3 years 11 months 9 days
Member for Albury 25 Mar 1995 05 Mar 1999 3 years 11 months 9 days
Member for Albury 27 Mar 1999 28 Feb 2003 3 years 11 months 2 days
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party.
Community Activity
Past President Rotary. Paul Harris Fellow. Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace. Involvement in the Anglican Church, licensed lay reader. Member of the Review Committee of the Mercy Hospital, Albury. Patron of a number of community, school and sporting organisations including the following: the Albury and District Historical Society, the Albury City Band, St Matthews Bellringers, the Combined Pensioners and Superannuates Association, the Walbundrie Primary School Sports Association, the Albury Branch of the New South Wales Justices Association, Personnel Employment, the Albury Base Hospital Race Auxiliary.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Marine Engineer. Served an apprenticeship as a fitter and turner. Marine Engineering Certificate, Sydney Technical College, Commonwealth Department of Transport, 2nd class steam certificate - Marine Engineers. Spent 5 years at sea as Marine Engineer; 10 years as a farmer. Owned a small family business in Albury for 18 years. Recreational interests include gardening, Rotary and Anglican Church.
Military Service
6 months National Service in Royal Australian Air Force.
Honours Received
Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) 2006; received posthumously by his wife in April 2006.
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of John and Gladwyn Glachan. Educated at Sydney Boys High School and Homebush Boys High School. Married Helen, 18 October 1958, and they had 3 daughters.
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