Date of Birth: 02/12/1886/8
Place of Birth: Burwood, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 10/07/1943
Place of Death: North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Edward Lloyd Sanders MLA was the Member for Willoughby in the NSW State Parliament from 1927 until his death in 1943.
Edward was the son or Burwood Mayor Edward Ernest Sanders
Sanders Park in Julian St, Willoughby is named after him.
Opening of Willoughby Unfants School 1935
A plaque at Willoughby Public School commemorates Sander;s opening of the school in 1935. The reference on the plaque to the P. & R. Assoc. is interesting. In the early 1900s there were Parents and Residents Associations. However, the Parents and Citizens Federation was established in 1922.
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||30 May 1925||10 Jul 1943||18 years 1 month 11 days|
|Member for Ryde||30 May 1925||07 Sep 1927||2 years 3 months 9 days|
|Member for Willoughby||08 Oct 1927||18 Sep 1930||2 years 11 months 11 days|
|Member for Willoughby||25 Oct 1930||18 May 1932||1 year 6 months 24 days|
|Member for Willoughby||11 Jun 1932||12 Apr 1935||2 years 10 months 2 days|
|Member for Willoughby||11 May 1935||24 Feb 1938||2 years 9 months 14 days|
|Member for Willoughby||04 Mar 1938||18 Apr 1941||3 years 1 month 15 days|
|Member for Willoughby||10 May 1941||10 Jul 1943||2 years 2 months 1 day|
Political Party Activity
National Party. Councillor 1929 – 1930, lost preselection in 1927, stood as an Independent., joined United Australia Party.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Customs agent. Educated at Burwood Public School and Sydney Grammar School; worked in father’s carrying business; became a customs and shipping agent and carrier on own account; later became a farmer.
Son of Edward Ernest Sanders, master carrier, and Jessie Agnes Lloyd. Married Ethel May Hindmarsh on 14 October 1911 at Gerringong, and had issue, 2 daughters and 1 son. Funeral at Northern Suburbs crematorium from Chatswood Congregationalist church.
Sources: NSW Parliament listings, Paul Sanders – grandson, Trove, Willoughby City Council.