Jack Hamilton

(1921 - 2001)

Northcote Mayor 1978/1979 and 1982/1983

Jack Hamilton (1921 - 2001) was Mayor of Northcote in 1978/1979 and 1982/1983. As a schoolboy, he used to help his father deliver bread, then became a breadcarter himself. He was organiser of the Breadcarters Union for 9 years. he served in WW2 with the 67th Searchlight Battery in Darwin and elsewhere in Australia. and was a trustee of the Northcote RSL. He was also actively involved in the establishment of Northcote Library in Separation Street.

Northcote Leader  (Northcote Vic : 1882 -)