Frederick Green was born 12 November 1900 at Sydney, NSW, the son of John Thomas Green and Agnes Olivia Saunders. He married Helene Lucie Yemetti (1903-13) on 6 September 1919 at Redfern, NSW, and they had two daughters. Frederick Green died at Alexandria, NSW on 15 September 1983, aged 82 years; and he was buried at Botany Cemetery. Frederick Green lived at 153 Victoria Street, Alexandria.
Occupation & interests
Frederick Green worked variously as a brick carter, concrete labourer and law clerk. He joined the Labor party in 1927 and was elected to the NSW Parliament as the Labor member for the seat of Redfern at the 1950 state election. He retained the seat for the Labor Party at the next five elections and retired at the 1968 election when the seat was abolished. In 1945 when Green was Mayor there were 342 factories in Alexandria and 22,238 employees making the municipality the second biggest centre of industry after the City of Sydney with 2,633 factories and 69,089 employees.
Fred Green was a Justice of the Peace (JP).
MLA for Redfern 1950-68.
Local government service
Frederick Green was an alderman on the Alexandria Council 1935-1948 representing the Beaconsfield Ward. He served as mayor in 1938 and 1945.
Rosen, Sue, Interview with Mick Green for South Sydney Oral History Project (published as We Didn’t Have a Hot Bed of Crime), 28 March 1995
‘Municipal and Shire Elections’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 4 December 1934, p.16, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/17139508
NSW Year Book 1945/1946