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Mr Keith O'CONNELL (1923 - 2006)**

  • Date of Birth: 24/11/1923
  • Place of Birth: East Greta, New South Wales, Australia
  • Date of Death: 28/11/2006
  • Place of Death: Australia

Parliamentary Service

Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly13 Feb 19715 Mar 198413yr(s) 22day(s)
Member for Gosford13 Feb 197119 Oct 19732yr(s) 8mth(s) 7day(s)
Member for Peats17 Nov 19732 Apr 19762yr(s) 4mth(s) 17day(s)
44th (1973 - 1976)
Member for Peats1 May 197612 Sep 19782yr(s) 4mth(s) 12day(s)
45th (1976 - 1978)
Member for Peats7 Oct 197828 Aug 19812yr(s) 10mth(s) 22day(s)
46th (1978 - 1981)
Member for Peats19 Sep 19815 Mar 19842yr(s) 5mth(s) 16day(s)
47th (1981 - 1984)

Political Party Activity

Australian Labor Party (ALP)

Community Activity

Member of Brisbane Water Ambulance Committee 1960 - 1971. Member of Gosford Technical College Committee 1960 - 1972. President of Toukley Rotary Club 1964 - 1965. Master of Toukley Masonic Club 1965 - 1966. Foundation President of Toukley Youth Centre 1964, Toukley Pre school 1965, Central Coast Birthright 1966, Trustee of Gosford Showground A & C Committee. Member of Wyong Golf Club 1954 - 1961. Wyong Club Champion 1957. Wyong mens Foursomes Champion. member of Toukley Golf Club's Steering Committee. Inaugural Captain at Toukley Golf Club. Member of Everglades Golf Club. Patron and Member of Gosford Race Club Committee.

Qualifications, occupations and interests

Electrical fitter and later a storekeeper at Toukley. Educated at Morrisset East Primary School, Newcastle Boys High School. Employed as an electrical fitter at NESCA. Storekeeper at Toukley 1952 - 1972. Recreational interests include cricket and golf.

Local Government Activity

Councillor at Wyong Shire Council 1959 - 1971. Chairman at Brisbane Water County Council 1960 -1971. Member of New South Wales Local Government Electricity Association 1906 - 1971. President of New South Wales Local Government Electricity Association 1971. Member New South Wales Electricity Authority 1961 - 1971.


Married 1945 with issue, 4 children.

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