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Stanley Eskell

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Name  Stanley Eskell

Role  Politician

Stanley Louis Mowbray Eskell, ED (4 January 1918 – 6 June 2000) was an Australian politician.

He was born in Perth, Western Australia, to clerk Stanley Herbert Eskell and Muriel Kerr. He attended the Royal Military College, Duntroon and in 1939 was a lieutenant in the Staff Corps. From 1942 to 1945 he served in the Second Australian Imperial Force, being promoted to major and mentioned in despatches in 1942. In 1944 he went to the United States Army staff school at Fort Leavenworth, and for the remainder of the war was part of the Australian Military Mission in Washington, D.C. After the war he was managing director of a number of companies, and in 1958 he entered the New South Wales Legislative Council as a Liberal Party member. He was Government Whip from 1966 to 1967 and Chairman of Committees from 1967 to 1969. Eskell left the Assembly in 1978 and died in London in 2000.


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