Tom Blake was a Councilor (1938-1950) and Mayor of Preston, 1945/1946.
Initially represented labour in council then changed to conservative; Justice of the Peace and lay preacher;
Blake Bros. Stonemasons, Plenty Rd.
Member of the Congregationalist Church; Freemason;
Lived in Wood St;
Married Marjorie Doorgen Rowe – children - 2 girls and 1 boy.
Forster, Harley W. (1968). Preston Lands and People. Melbourne: Cheshire.
Oral history, 2009.