Radford Gamack

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Radford Gamack
Personal details
Born (1897-01-01)1 January 1897
near Telegraph Point, New South Wales
Died 1 January 1979(1979-01-01) (aged 82)
Political party Country Party

Radford Baird Gamack (1897–1979) was an Australian politician and a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly from 1953 until 1959. He was a member of the Country Party.

Gamack was born in Rollands Plains near Telegraph Point, New South Wales and was the son of a farmer. He was educated to elementary level and became a dairy farmer. Gamack became involved in community organizations in the Kempsey area including the Ambulance Board, co-operative dairy companies, the Kempsey Show society and the Pastures Protection Board. He was elected as a Councillor on Hastings Shire Council between 1923 and 1944 and was the Shire President in 1923 and 1944. Gamack was elected to parliament as the Country Party member for Raleigh at the 1953 state election. He replaced the incumbent Country Party member Roy Vincent who had retired. Gamack was re-elected unopposed at the 1956 election but lost the Country Party endorsement to Jim Brown at the 1959 election. He unsuccessfully contested the election as an independent and retired from public life after his defeat. He did not hold party, parliamentary or ministerial office.

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Civic offices
Preceded by
John James Warrall
Shire President of Hastings
1934 – 1935
Succeeded by
Robert Barrie Walsh
Preceded by
Charles Perrott
Shire President of Hastings
1943 – 1944
Succeeded by
Harold Rose
Parliament of New South Wales
Preceded by
Roy Vincent
Member for Raleigh
1953 – 1959
Succeeded by
Jim Brown