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Former Member Details

Mr Herbert William LANE (1853 - 1938)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1853
Place of Birth: Norfolk, England
Date of Death: 16/02/1938
Place of Death: Bondi, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 02 Sep 1915 18 Feb 1920 4 years 5 months 17 days
Member for Armidale 02 Sep 1915 21 Feb 1917 1 year 5 months 20 days
Member for Armidale 24 Mar 1917 18 Feb 1920 2 years 10 months 26 days
Political Party Activity
Liberal and National Party.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Merchant. Arrived in Victoria in 1881, New South Wales in 1890; auctioneer; established a furniture business in Armidale; member of Armidale Hospital Board in 1915, Armidale Literary Institute, Voluntary Workers' Association, Armidale War Service Committee; member of Armidale Pastures Protection Board and Armidale Land Board in 1923.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Armidale from 1910 until 1917, Mayor from 1914 until 1915.
Son of William Lane, land agent. Married (1) Alice Pryke in Norfolk, England. Married (2) Kate Eliza Johnson on 2 April 1891 and had issue, 1 daughter and 1 son. Funeral at Rookwood crematorium.
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