Walter James Dean


Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman City of Sydney 1965 1967
Alderman Northcott South Sydney 1969 1974
  • Walter James Dean, 1911- 1996 (City of Sydney Archives, SRC20702)

Family background

Walter James Dean was born at Waterloo, Sydney, in 1911, son of Walter Dean and his wife Rose, née Day. In 1933 he married Annie M Saunders at Sydney and they had one son. He died at Redfern on 26 January 1996, aged 85, and was cremated on 30 January 1996 at the Eastern Suburbs Crematorium.

Occupation & interests

Walter Dean held a council license for a barber shop at 30 Botany Road, Waterloo, from 1965 to 1968. He was known for his services to the less privileged members of his local community.

Local government service

Dean was Alderman for Northcott Ward from 4 December 1965 to 13 November 1967 when the Council was replaced by City Commissioners. He served as Alderman of the Municipality of South Sydney from 1968 until his resignation on 6 February 1974. He was a member of the Works Committee and the Health and Recreations Committee in 1966-67. He was a member of the Australian Labor Party.


City of Sydney Archives: Aldermen’s Files


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