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Thomas Edmunds

24 October 1925 (Essendon, Victoria)
02 February 2003
Cyril Edmund, plumber, and Gertrude Victoria Jeffreys

Religion: Methodist

Marital Status: 14 June 1952 Vivienne Amy Ballantine, school teacher and librarian; 2s. 1d.

Essendon North State School, Essendon High and Technical Schools.

Lithographer and factory manager

Royal Australian Air Force 1943-1945, SW Pacific, Marine Section, coxswain Air Sea Rescue Service; lithographer; factory manager of printing firm; shop delegate printing union; member Essendon North State School committee, Buckley Park High School Council, Essendon and District Memorial Hospital Board, West Essendon Progress Association; chairman Essendon Community Centre 1974-1976; member Victorian Institute of Colleges Council 1970-1976, Melbourne College of Printing and Graphic Arts Council 1979-1983; Victorian Constitutional Convention delegate 1983. Chairman Exhibition Buildings 1988

Australian Labor Party
HouseElectorateStart End
Legislative AssemblyMoonee Ponds29 April 196719 March 1976
Legislative AssemblyAscot Vale20 March 19761 March 1985
Legislative AssemblyPascoe Vale2 March 198530 September 1988

*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.
Inaugural Speech
Other seats contested
Moonee Ponds 1961, 1964
Speaker April 1982-October 1988
Printing committee 1967-1970, 1982-88
Statute Law Revision committee 1969-1982 (Deputy Chair 1976-82)
Library committee 1970-1976, 1977-1979, 1982-88 (Deputy Chair 1982-88)
House committee 1976-88 (Chair 1982-88)
Standing Orders committee 1982-88

References: Who's Who in Australia 1968-1983; Victorian Parliamentary Handbook; 'Notable Australians', Melbourne, 1978; Herald 4 May 1967; Fact 19 May 1967; Age 8 Apr 1982; personal information.

Data Source: Browne, G, 'Biographical Register of the Victorian Parliament 1900-84', 1985

AM June 1989

Last updated: 30th April 2019