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Sir Thomas Karran Maltby

17 October 1890 (Barnadown, Victoria)
02 June 1976
Thomas Karran, storekeeper, b. Isle of Man, and Agnes Fascher

Religion: Presbyterian

Marital Status: 29 Jan 1913 Eliza Margaret McDonald; 1s. 2d.

State schools, Bendigo, left school at 11

Estate agent

Newsboy and shop messenger; trucker Bendigo gold mines; farm worker three years; labourer Melbourne Tramways 1909; engine driver CSR 1911; joined citizen militia, commission 1912; Australian Imperial Force 1915-1919, 5th battalion, captain, wounded twice, mentioned in dispatches 1918; served WWII 1940-1943. AA, Quartermaster-General, major; storekeeper Drysdale 1919-1922; estate agent, Geelong 1922-1941; founding president East Geelong Progress Association; president Geelong RSL; secretary Geelong Markets Pty Ltd 1929, gained control of the firm early 1940s; business consultant to various firms

United Australia Party
Liberal Party
Liberal Country Party
HouseElectorateStart End
Legislative AssemblyBarwon1 July 19291 April 1955By-election
Legislative AssemblyGeelong1 May 19551 June 1961

*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

References: Who's Who in Australia 1933-1974; Victoria, 'Parliamentary Debates' 18 Apr 1961. 3098-107, 3 June 1976, 1856-61; Age 12 Apr 1961; Geelong Advertiser 12 Apr 1961, 3 June 1976; SNP 3 June 1976; personal information

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

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Last updated: 16th May 2019