Garland, John D

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Garland, John D

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  • Jack Garland

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1922 - 1991


John (Jack) Garland was born on 8 April 1922 and joined the Daceyville Branch of the Amalgamated Engineering Union as an Apprentice Toolmaker in 1941. In December 1948 he transferred to the Bondi Junction Branch of the AEU. From June 1957 he was the AEU Federal General Secretary, and upon amalgamation with the Boilermakers' and Blacksmiths' Society became Joint National Secretary in January 1972. He resigned from the union on 23 October 1981 to take up a position as an Australian Labor Party MLC in the New South Wales parliament.


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trade union official; trade unionist; state politician

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Amalgamated Engineering Union (1851 - 1973)

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1957 - 1981

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General Secretary

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Entered from deposit description on 10 December 2012




Annotated flyleaf by JD Garland with notes on his career in the AEU and ALP, Souvenir 25th Anniversary in Z503/Box 8

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