Mr William Joseph O'BRIEN (1882 - 1953)**
- Date of Birth: 07/09/1882
- Place of Birth: Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 15/06/1953
- Place of Death: Leichhardt, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||24 Mar 1917||18 Apr 1925||8yr(s) 26day(s)|
|Member for Annandale||24 Mar 1917||18 Feb 1920||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 26day(s)|
24th (1917 - 1920)
|Member for Murray||20 Mar 1920||17 Feb 1922||1yr(s) 10mth(s) 29day(s)|
25th (1920 - 1922)
|Member for Murray||25 Mar 1922||18 Apr 1925||3yr(s) 25day(s)|
26th (1922 - 1925)
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP), central executive 1913 - 1917, vice president 1916 - 1917.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Cabinetmaker. Employed in furniture trade and in railways; later became a sawmill hand; official of the Furniture Trades' Union, delegate to the Trades and Labor and Council (TLC), president; foundation member of the Industrial Vigilance Council in 1916, delegate to Anti Conscription League in 1916.
Son of William O'Brien, carrier, and Bridget O'Sullivan. Unmarried. Roman Catholic. Funeral in Roman Catholic cemetery at Rookwood from St Brendan's Roman Catholic church, Annandale.