From the Maitland Mercury report:
It's been six decades since the man who became affectionately known as Mr Maitland was elected to state parliament.
It was the 60th anniversary of Milton Morris' election as Member for Maitland on March 3.
Mr Morris' distinguished political career included a 24 year stint in Macquarie Street for the Liberal Party, between 1956 and 1980.
During his tenure, he became the longest serving Minister for Transport in the state's history - a record that has not been broken.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, March 3, 2016.