Mr Frederick Joseph CAHILL (1898 - 1980)**
- Date of Birth: 16/07/1898
- Place of Birth: Ballina, New South Wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 05/11/1980
- Place of Death: St Ives, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||10 May 1941||16 Feb 1959||17yr(s) 9mth(s) 7day(s)|
|Member for Young||10 May 1941||24 Apr 1944||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 15day(s)|
33rd (1941 - 1944)
|Member for Young||27 May 1944||29 Mar 1947||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 3day(s)|
34th (1944 - 1947)
|Member for Young||3 May 1947||22 May 1950||3yr(s) 20day(s)|
35th (1947 - 1950)
|Member for Young||17 Jun 1950||14 Jan 1953||2yr(s) 6mth(s) 29day(s)|
36th (1950 - 1953)
|Member for Young||14 Feb 1953||6 Feb 1956||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 24day(s)|
37th (1953 - 1956)
|Member for Young||3 Mar 1956||16 Feb 1959||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 14day(s)|
38th (1956 - 1959)
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Young branch, campaign director for C.E Martin in 1930; chairman of Parliamentary Party.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Journalist. Educated at Marist Brother's College, Parramatta, St Joseph's College., Lochinvar; active in Workers' Educational Association; moved to Young in 1923, on staff of Young Daily Witness to 1934; director of Publicity and Development of Greater Newcastle Council 1934 - 1940; founder of New South Wales Country Rugby League 1934; trustee of Wyangala National Park 1941 - 1959. Member of Lachlan Valley Development League.
Served in Australian Imperial Forces 1916 - 1919, 36th Battalion, France, gassed, lance-corporal. Lecturer in English with Australian Infantry Forces Educational Service. Served in Royal Australian Air Force 1939 - 1941. Secretary 9th Brigade Australian Infantry Forces Veterans' Association, organised and managed 3rd Division Australian Infantry Forces Remembrance Pilgrimage tour in 1968.
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE), French National Order of Merit.
Son of Richard Patrick Cahill, timbergetter, and Catherine Jarrett. Married Madeline Clare Manning on 21 April 1924 and had issue, 2 daughters and 1 son. Roman Catholic.
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