John Tate (Australian politician) - Wikiwand
For faster navigation, this Iframe is preloading the Wikiwand page for John Tate (Australian politician).

John Tate (Australian politician)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

John Tate
Senator for New South Wales
In office
22 February 1950 – 30 June 1953
Alderman of the Sydney City Council
In office
23 December 1947 – 30 November 1956
ConstituencyGipps Ward
City Ward
Alderman of the Ryde Municipal Council
In office
2 December 1944 – 8 December 1948
Councillor of the Cumberland County Council
In office
20 September 1945 – 31 January 1951
Succeeded byClement Weil
ConstituencyNo. 8
Personal details
Born21 March 1894
Wellington, Colony of New Zealand
Died21 January 1977(1977-01-21) (aged 84)
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

John Percival Tate (21 March 1894 – 21 January 1977) was a New Zealand-born Australian politician. Born in Wellington, he was educated in New Zealand before becoming an architect. Having migrated to Australia, he became a construction manager with the Allied Works Council in New South Wales 1940–1945. He served on Ryde Municipal Council,[1] Sydney City Council[2] and Cumberland County Council.[3][4] In 1949, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Liberal Senator for New South Wales.[5] He held the seat until his retirement in 1953. Tate died in 1977.[6][7][8]

References

  1. ^ "Civic Reform Retains City Council Control". Truth (2863). New South Wales. 3 December 1944. p. 22. Retrieved 11 March 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  2. ^ "Reform Candidate For Gipps Ward By-election". The Sydney Morning Herald (34, 308). 6 December 1947. p. 3. Retrieved 11 March 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  3. ^ ""Costly And Cumbersome" Election Criticised". The Sydney Morning Herald (33, 618). 21 September 1945. p. 3. Retrieved 11 March 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  4. ^ "CHAIRMAN TO QUIT". The Sydney Morning Herald (35, 278). 15 January 1951. p. 4. Retrieved 11 March 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  5. ^ "CANDIDATE FOR SENATE". The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers' Advocate (3970). New South Wales. 31 August 1949. p. 2. Retrieved 11 March 2017 – via National Library of Australia.
  6. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 20 July 2007. Retrieved 10 November 2008.
  7. ^ Sarah-Jane Rennie, 'Tate, John Percival (1894–1977)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, published first in hardcopy 2002, accessed online 11 March 2017.
  8. ^ "John Percival Tate". Sydney's Aldermen. City of Sydney. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
Government offices
New title Chairman of the Cumberland County Council
1945 – 1951
Succeeded by
Ronald Stark Luke


{{bottomLinkPreText}} {{bottomLinkText}}
John Tate (Australian politician)
Listen to this article