Stan Amour

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Stan Amour
Stanley Amour.jpg
Senator for New South Wales
In office
1 July 1938 – 30 June 1965
Personal details
Born (1900-04-02)2 April 1900
Hamilton, New South Wales
Died 20 November 1979(1979-11-20) (aged 79)
Nationality Australian
Political party Labor (1938–40)
Labor (N-C) (1940–41)
Labor (1941–65)
Occupation Insurance agent

Stanley Kerin "Stan" Amour (2 April 1900 – 29 November 1979) was an Australian politician. Born in Hamilton, New South Wales, he was educated at Catholic schools before becoming an insurance agent. He served in the military from 1915-1917. In 1937, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Labor Senator for New South Wales. He was selected largely because his surname began with A, as did the other three candidates, Bill Ashley, John Armstrong and Tom Arthur. After leaving the ALP briefly for the Langite Australian Labor Party (Non-Communist), Amour served in the Senate for over 20 years, retiring in 1965. He died in 1979.[1]


External links[edit]

Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate entry

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-11-10.