George Harding


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Alexandria 1935 1937
  • Alexandria Town Hall in 1943 (Alexandria, 'the Birmingham of Australia': 75 years of progress, 1868-1943, published by Alexandria Municipal Council, 1943).

Family background

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,


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