|Member of the Australian Parliament|
28 April 1951 – 24 March 1961
|Preceded by||Percy Spender|
|Succeeded by||John Cockle|
24 August 1882|
Sydney, New South Wales
|Died||9 April 1967(aged 84)|
|Political party||Liberal Party of Australia|
|Occupation||Public servant, advisor|
Life and career
Born in Sydney, Bland was educated at state schools and then at the University of Sydney. He became a New South Wales public servant, and then a lecturer at the University of Sydney in 1913. In 1928 he became an advisor to the Premier of New South Wales, Thomas Bavin (Nationalist), and remained in that position during the second administration of Jack Lang (NSW Labor) and the beginning of the administration of Bertram Stevens (UAP). In 1935 he became a Professor of Public Administration, as well as an editor and author. In 1951, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Liberal member for the safe seat of Warringah, holding the seat until his retirement in 1961. Bland died in 1967.
- Farquharson, John, "Bland, Sir Henry (Harry) (1909–1997)", Obituaries Australia, Australian National University, archived from the original on 17 September 2013
- Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 20 July 2007. Retrieved 2008-05-31.
- Bland, Henry (1975). "Sir Henry Bland interviewed by Mel Pratt for the Mel Pratt collection" (Interview). Interviewed by Mel Pratt.
|Parliament of Australia|
| Member for Warringah
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