Edward Grayndler

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Edward Grayndler (12 October 1867 – 12 March 1943) was a Member of the New South Wales Legislative Council from 1921 to 1934 and 1936 to 1943, and General Secretary of the Australian Workers' Union from 1912 to 1941. The federal electorate of Grayndler in Sydney's metropolitan inner-west is named after him.[1][2]

Grayndler is buried in the Catholic section of Melbourne General Cemetery. He was survived by wife Margaret.


  1. ^ Farrell, Frank (1981). "Grayndler, Edward (1867 - 1943)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Canberra: Australian National University. Retrieved 2007-09-18. 
  2. ^ "The Hon. Edward Grayndler (1867 - 1943)". Members of Parliament. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 5 March 2010. 
Trade union offices
Preceded by
Tom White
General Secretary of the Australian Workers' Union
1912 – 1941
Succeeded by
Clarrie Fallon