George Francis Harding was born on 23 November 1883 at Rylstone, NSW, the son of George Harding and Mary Ann Costello. He married Ethel May McKenzie (1888-1951) at Sydney on 9 July 1926, and they had two daughters. Harding died at Quakers Hill on 27 May 1965, aged 81 years. He lived at 64 Gerard Street, Alexandria.
Occupation & interests
Harding was actively involved in the relief of the unemployed during the Depression. As a Labor alderman, he was anti-Communist socially conservative with strong links with the trade union movement.
Local government service
George Harding was an alderman on Alexandria Council in 1935-37, representing the West Ward.
‘Advertising’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 4 December 1934, p.16, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/17139508