Parker, Charles Ernest (Don)

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Parker, Charles Ernest (Don)

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1885 - 1968


Don Parker was New South Wales President of the Postal Linemen's Union, and on amalgamation in 1925, became a member of the Federal Executive of the Amalgamated Postal Linesmen, Sorters and Letter Carriers Union, which became the Amalgamated Postal Workers' Union in 1926. He held this position until 1928 and was also New South Wales President 1926 - 1929. He was elected as Assistant General Secretary of the Union 1931 - 1934 and then General President, a post that he held from 1934 to 1947.


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postal worker, trade union official

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Amalgamated Postal Workers' Union of Australia (1925 - 1974)

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1934 - 1947

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General President

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Entered from deposit description in February 2015.




Frank Walters, Postal Unions and Politics: A History of the Amalgamated Postal Workers' Union of Australia, University of Queensland Press, 1978

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