Thomas Treloar

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Thomas Treloar
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Member of the Australian Parliament
for Gwydir
In office
10 December 1949 – 15 November 1953
Preceded by William Scully
Succeeded by Ian Allan
Personal details
Born (1892-08-01)1 August 1892
Tamworth, New South Wales
Died 15 November 1953(1953-11-15) (aged 61)
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Country Party
Occupation Company director

Thomas John Treloar (1 August 1892 – 15 November 1953) was an Australian politician. Born in Tamworth, New South Wales, he was educated at Sydney Grammar School before returning to Tamworth as a shopkeeper. He eventually became a company director before serving in World War I 1915-18 and World War II 1942-46. In 1949, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Country Party member for Gwydir, defeating Labor minister William Scully. He died in 1953, necessitating a by-election for his seat.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-06-07. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
William Scully
Member for Gwydir
1949 – 1953
Succeeded by
Ian Allan