Eric Kent, Australian politician, Died at 99

Daniel Eric Kent was born on June 30, 1919, and died on April 26, 2019.

He was an Australian politician.

Kent was elected as a member of the Victorian Legislative Council in 1970.

He was conceived at Areegra close Warracknabeal to Daniel Kent, a wheat and fleece cultivator, and Sophie Elizabeth, née Menzel.

Kent went to Areegra State School and cultivated on the family property until 1949, after which he cultivated at Yannathan, first dairy and afterward hamburger from 1973.

On April 18, 1949, Kent wedded Bette Myra Wallis, a writer, with whom he had three youngsters.

He was a beneficiary of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee Medal in 1977.

In 2008 was granted the Order of Australia for “administration to the network of the Gippsland area through a scope of the chapel, verifiable and wearing gatherings, and to the Parliament of Victoria.”

In 2015 the then Bishop of Gippsland, Kay Goldsworthy, gave him a testament stamping more than 44 years as an individual from the Diocesan Synod.

Daniel Eric Kent passed away at 99 years old.