Mr Michael (2) BURKE (1865 - 1937)**
- Date of Birth: 01/01/1865
- Place of Birth: Tipperary, Ireland
- Date of Death: 05/07/1937
- Place of Death: Summer Hill, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||24 Mar 1917||18 Sep 1930||13yr(s) 5mth(s) 26day(s)|
|Member for Belmore||24 Mar 1917||18 Feb 1920||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 26day(s)|
24th (1917 - 1920)
|Member for Sydney||20 Mar 1920||17 Feb 1922||1yr(s) 10mth(s) 29day(s)|
25th (1920 - 1922)
|Member for Sydney||30 May 1925||7 Sep 1927||2yr(s) 3mth(s) 9day(s)|
27th (1925 - 1927)
|Member for Phillip||8 Oct 1927||18 Sep 1930||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 11day(s)|
28th (1927 - 1930)
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Foundation member, delegate to conference, member of central executive 1904 - 1913 and 1915 - 1917.
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1913
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Labourer and union organiser. Arrived in New South Wales in 1887; labourer; employed by Harbour Trust; organiser for United Labourers' Union, delegate to Trades and Labour Council ( TLC).
Local Government Activity
Alderman of the Sydney City Council for Denison Ward, 1 December 1909 until 1 December 1912; and for Pyrmont Ward 17 September 1913 until 31 December 1927. Member of the Works Committee 1911 until 1926; the Health and By-Laws Committee 1911 until 1913 and 1927; the Finance Committee 1914 until 1926; and the Electricity Supply Committee 1927.
Son of Thomas Burke, farmer, and Annie Quirke. Married Lucy Agnes Lloyd on c.1900 and had issue 5 daughters and 1 son. Roman Catholic. Buried in the Roman Catholic cemetery at Rookwood.