Doug Shedden Death – Former Australian Politician, Doug Shedden has passed away. He was born on December 17, 1937 and he died on January 13, 2020.
We learnt about his death through a statement on twitter from Brad Hazzard, the NSW Minister for Health and Medical Research, he wrote;
Sadly today,friend, gentleman, honourable man, former Bankstown Labor MP(1987 to 1999) Doug Shedden passed away (5 years after his much loved Patricia ). Served on opposite sides of the #nswparliament but together served our community on Staysafe. A Respected mate. @NSWHealth
Doug Shedden was the former Labor member for Bankstown in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly. He was born in Casino, and worked as an electronics firm manager before entering politics. On 7 October 1961 he married Patricia Lewis, with whom he had a daughter.
He sat on Bankstown City Council from 1977 to 1987, and was deputy mayor 1980–83. A prominent member of the local Labor Party, he was president of the Greenacre branch for twenty years.
Details about his Obituary and Funeral service are still pending…