Mr Martin Matthew FLANNERY (1885 - 1935)**

  • Date of Birth: 13/12/1885
  • Place of Birth: Barmedman, New South Wales, Australia
  • Date of Death: 07/02/1935
  • Place of Death: Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia

Parliamentary Service

Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly20 Mar 192018 May 193212yr(s) 1mth(s) 29day(s)
Member for Murrumbidgee20 Mar 192017 Feb 19221yr(s) 10mth(s) 29day(s)
25th (1920 - 1922)
Member for Murrumbidgee25 Mar 192218 Apr 19253yr(s) 25day(s)
26th (1922 - 1925)
Member for Murrumbidgee30 May 19257 Sep 19272yr(s) 3mth(s) 9day(s)
27th (1925 - 1927)
Member for Murrumbidgee8 Oct 192718 Sep 19302yr(s) 11mth(s) 11day(s)
28th (1927 - 1930)
Member for Murrumbidgee25 Oct 193018 May 19321yr(s) 6mth(s) 24day(s)
29th (1930 - 1932)
Secretary for Public Works and Minister for Railways17 Jun 192526 May 19271yr(s) 11mth(s) 10day(s)

Political Party Activity

Australian Labor Party (ALP). Member of Yenda branch.

Qualifications, occupations and interests

Printer and timbercutter. Learnt compositor's trade with Wyalong Star; journeyed to New Zealand. Upon return began timbercutting for True Blue mines, and farming; associated with Friendly Society work.

Local Government Activity

Councillor at Bland Shire from 1914 until 1917


Son of Matthew Flannery, mine manager, and Johanna Fitzgerald. Married Elizabeth Glennan on 28 February 1922 and had issue, 1 daughter and 1 son. Funeral at Waverley cemetery from St Mary Immaculate Roman Catholic Church.

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