Hector Irwin Knowles was born c1898 in Gisborne, New Zealand, son of Francis Knowles and Elizabeth Irwin. He married Lucinda Ethel Curtis (1905-1976) on 31 March 1938 in Redfern, NSW and they had a daughter. Knowles died on 31 August 1972, late of Rosebery, aged 73 years and he was cremated at the Eastern Suburbs Crematorium. He lived at 19 Trevelyan Avenue, Rosebery (1949).
Occupation & interests
Hector Irwin Knowles was the Treasurer of the Federated Confectioners Association of Australia (1972).
Knowles was a confectioner.
Local government service
Hector Irwin Knowles was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1947-48.
‘Council Elections’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 15 November 1947, p. 17, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/18049869