Charles Parker

Piano Tuner

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Alexandria 1926 1928
  • Alexandria Town Hall in 1943 (Alexandria, 'the Birmingham of Australia': 75 years of progress, 1868-1943, published by Alexandria Municipal Council, 1943).

Family background

Charles Henry Harding McIntyre Parker was born 20 March 1895 at Sydney, the son of Henry Hardy Parker and Rebecca Sarah Maria Meer. He married (1) Mary Maud Luxton (1892-1934) on 27 August 1920 at Newtown, NSW. He married (2) Clarissa Smith on 27 July 1946 at Newtown, NSW. Charles Parker died at Merrylands, NSW, on 13 September 1968, aged 73 years; he was cremated at Rookwood Crematorium. Parker lived at 40 Brown Street, Erskineville.

Occupation & interests

Charles Parker was representative of post-war Alexandria aldermen who were self employed and conservative in outlook, a guardian of the status quo.

Local government service

Charles Parker was an alderman on Alexandria Council 1926-28 representing East Ward.


‘Advertising’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 8 December 1925, p. 4,


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