Gordon Anderson (politician)

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Gordon Anderson
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Member of the Australian Parliament
for Kingsford-Smith
In office
10 December 1949 – 4 November 1955
Preceded by New seat
Succeeded by Dan Curtin
Personal details
Born (1897-12-29)29 December 1897
Barkly, Victoria
Died 23 May 1958(1958-05-23) (aged 60)
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Occupation Railway worker, unionist

Gordon Anderson (29 December 1897 – 23 May 1958) was an Australian politician. Born in Barkly, Victoria, he was educated at state schools in Sydney before becoming an employee of New South Wales Railways. He was an official in the Railways Salaried Officers' Union and in the New South Wales Labor Party, and was elected to Waverley City Council. In 1949 he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives for the Labor Party, representing the new seat of Kingsford-Smith. He held the seat until his retirement in 1955; he died in 1958.[1]


  1. Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 23 May 2008.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
new seat
Member for Kingsford-Smith
Succeeded by
Dan Curtin