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Mr Alfred Albert Edward Ernest (Theodore Muswellbrooke Orlando) Vassa REID (1867 - 1945)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1867
Place of Birth: Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 05/08/1945
Place of Death: Manly, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 20 Mar 1920 05 Aug 1945 25 years 4 months 17 days
Member for North Shore 20 Mar 1920 17 Feb 1922 1 year 10 months 29 days
Member for North Shore 24 Mar 1925 18 Apr 1925 26 days
Member for North Shore 30 May 1925 07 Sep 1927 2 years 3 months 9 days
Member for Manly 08 Oct 1927 18 Sep 1930 2 years 11 months 11 days
Member for Manly 25 Oct 1930 18 May 1932 1 year 6 months 24 days
Member for Manly 11 Jun 1932 12 Apr 1935 2 years 10 months 2 days
Member for Manly 11 May 1935 24 Feb 1938 2 years 9 months 14 days
Member for Manly 26 Mar 1938 18 Apr 1941 3 years 24 days
Member for Manly 10 May 1941 24 Apr 1944 2 years 11 months 15 days
Member for Manly 27 May 1944 05 Aug 1945 1 year 2 months 10 days
Political Party Activity
Elected as an Independent., joined Nationals; United Australia Party, failed to obtain Democratic party endorsement. in 1944, stood as an Independent., joined Liberals in 1945.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Baker. Became a baker at Manly from c.1907, in business, leased Manly bathing sheds.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Penrith 1895 - 1898, Mayor in 1898, Alderman at Manly 1915 - 1928, Mayor 1919 - 1921.
Personal
Son of Michael Reid, publican, and Ann Clara. Married Mary Ann Robertson in 1898. Funeral at Northern Suburbs crematorium from St Matthew's Church of England, Manly.
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