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Gate 2: 03-November-2015
Gate 2: 03-November-2015

Gates dedicated to the memory of the Member for Monaro, John Wesley Seiffert who died in 1965. 

John Wesley Seiffert (1905 – 1965) was an Australian politician and a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly  rom 1941 until his death in 1965. He was a member of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) but stood at an Independent Labor candidate at the 1950 state election.

In May 1941 he won the Legislative Assembly seat of Monaro as a Labour candidate. His electorate, based on Queanbeyan, had been a Country Party stronghold, but he increased his majority in each election and held the seat until his death.

Location

Address:Yass Road, Seiffert Oval, Queanbeyan, 2620
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.346173
Long: 149.244717
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Gate
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State
Approx. Event Start Date:1941
Approx. Event End Date:1965
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…

Dedication

Front Inscription
J.W.SEIFFERT
MEMORIAL

(Plaque)

THESE GATES ARE DEDICATED
     TO THE MEMORY OF

JOHN WESLEY SEIFFERT, M.L.A.
MEMBER FOR MONARO
         1941 -1965
Source: H,ADB, MA
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