Collection 95 - Herbert John McPherson, politician

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RW 95

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Herbert John McPherson, politician

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  • 1914-1978 (Creation)

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1 box.

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(1917-1994)

Biographical history

Born in Ganmain in 1917 to John McPherson (a butcher) and Josephine Ledger. Trained and worked as a butcher in Wagga Wagga. Married Lorna Ellis in 1943 and had 4 children. Served in the 2nd Australian Infantry Forces from 1940 to 1946. Wagga Wagga City Council Alderman from 1956 to 1959. Labor member of the NSW Legislative Council from 1964 - 1981, serving as Deputy Lead of the Opposition from 1972 to 1973 and Temporary Chairman of committees from 1973 to 1978. Died in Wagga Wagga in 1994.

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Personal papers.

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OPEN to public access.

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