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. Hector Irwin 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).
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