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RAE, Arthur Edward GeorgeBiography for RAE, Arthur Edward George

Senator for New South Wales

Lang Labor Party



Parliamentary Service

State: Elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for the Murrumbidgee, 1891. Defeated at general elections 1894.

Federal: Elected to the Senate for New South Wales 1910. Defeated at general elections 1914. Elected to the Senate for New South Wales 1928. Defeated at general elections 1934.


Committee Service

Senate Standing: Printing from 6.7.1910 to 1914; Printing from 28.8.1929 to 1935; Standing Orders from 10.12.1929 to 1935; Regulations and Ordinances from 17.3.1932 to 1935.

Senate Select: Case of Mr H. Chinn from 27.8.1913 to 10.12.1913; Fitzroy Dock from 2.10.1913 to 20.11.1913; Advisability or Otherwise of Establishing Standing Committees of the Senate from 5.12.1929 to 10.7.1930.


Party Positions

Member of the Political Labor League Executive from 1895 to 1916.


Other Positions

Secretary and Press Representative of the 'No' Conscription Campaign.


Personal

Born 14.3.1860, Christchurch, New Zealand

Died 25.11.1943, Liverpool

Widower


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

General secretary, Australian Workers' Union from 1898 to 1899.

Founding editor, Labor News.

Founding member, executive of the Workers' Industrial Union of Australia.

Journalist, Common Cause.

President, Pastoral Workers' Industrial Union.

Bush worker, shearer, fanner and fruit grower.

Secretary, Hay Shearers' Union.

President, Australian Workers' Union.


Local Government Service

Elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for the Murrumbidgee, 1891. Defeated at general elections 1894.