Glyn Jenkins

Owen Glyndwr Jenkins (8 April 1927 21 August 2014) was an Australian politician.

He was born in Mildura to soldier settler Frederick John Jenkins and Doris Lewis. He was educated at Red Cliffs and then at Condamine and Toowoomba in Queensland, qualifying as an accountant. From 1945 to 1946 he was a sergeant in the Australian Imperial Force. After the war he worked as a chartered accountant in Geelong. From 1966 to 1971 he served on Geelong City Council. In 1970 he was elected to the Victorian Legislative Council for South Western, serving until 1976 when he transferred to Geelong; he was a member of the Liberal Party and served as whip from 1973 to 1979, parliamentary secretary to cabinet from 1979 to 1981, and Minister of Water Supply from 1981 to 1982. He lost his seat in 1982 and returned to chartered accountancy. Jenkins died in 2014 at Geelong.[1]


  1. Parliament of Victoria (2001). "Jenkins, Owen Glyndwr (Glyn)". re-member: a database of all Victorian MPs since 1851. Parliament of Victoria. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
Victorian Legislative Council
Preceded by
Geoffrey Thom
Member for South Western
Served alongside: Stan Gleeson
New seat Member for Geelong
Served alongside: Rod Mackenzie
Succeeded by
David Henshaw
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