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Former Member Details

Mr Jeffrey Milburn DODD (1855 - 1925)

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Date of Birth: 29/11/1855
Place of Birth: Sandhurst, Victoria, Australia
Date of Death: 16/10/1925
Place of Death: Lewisham, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 17 Jul 1917 16 Oct 1925 8 years 3 months Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 6 May 1917
Political Party Activity
Protestant Labor supporter after 1901. President of Gundagai Labor League and of Hume and Cootamundra electorate councils; expelled in 1916 over conscription; National councillor from 1920 until 1923.
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1898
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Storekeeper. Spent childhood in Grenfell and Young districts; miner; road and bridge contractor; storekeeper at Gundagai from 1884 until 1901; retained mining interests; owned considerable property. Member of Gundagai licensing bench; director of Gundagai Hospital; foundation member of Gundagai Literary Institute and of Gundagai Hibernian Australasian Catholic Benefit Society.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Councillor at Adjungbilly Shire from 1906 until 1908; Gundagai Shire from 1924 until 1925; executive member of Local Government Association.
Son of John Henry Dodd, miner, and Sophia Karney. Married (1) Annie Frances Mooney and had issue, 1 child. Married (2) Ellen King on 2 November 1923 at Darling Point. Roman Catholic. Burial at Woronora cemetery from St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral.
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