Mr Kevin James RYAN (1934 - )**
- Date of Birth: 26/08/1934
- Place of Birth: Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||1 May 1976||5 Mar 1984||7yr(s) 10mth(s) 5day(s)|
|Member for Hurstville||1 May 1976||12 Sep 1978||2yr(s) 4mth(s) 12day(s)|
45th (1976 - 1978)
|Member for Hurstville||7 Oct 1978||28 Aug 1981||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 22day(s)|
46th (1978 - 1981)
|Member for Hurstville||19 Sep 1981||5 Mar 1984||2yr(s) 5mth(s) 16day(s)|
47th (1981 - 1984)
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Joined the Peakhurst / Lugarno Branch in 1964. Delegate to the New South Wales Council and Annual Conference since 1976.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Lawyer (barrister). Educated at Nudgee College 1948 - 1952, Queensland and University of Sydney 1965 - 1969, LLB., 1969; called to the Bar 1970. Gained his Masters degree in Business Administration in 1982 - 1983 at the Australian Graduate School of Management, University of New South Wales. Timber industry - snigger Tractor) road construction - grader and truck driver; wheat - hauling and lumping; life assurance salesman.
Queensland Amateur Heavyweight Boxing Champion 1958 - 1959. Represented Australia as an international Rugby Union player in 1957 - 1959. He changed to Rugby League, played in seven premiership sides with St George and from 1963 - 1966 was chosen to represent Australia as an international Rugby League player. Former Captain / Coach of the Canterbury / Bankstown Rugby League team 1967 - 1970. Former Sports Commentator with Australian Broadcasting Corporation Television 1970 - 1973. Life Assurance consultant 1958 - 1968. State Government Legal Officer 1968 - 1969. Barrister since 1970.
National Service (Army) 1953
Local Government Activity
Alderman Hurstville Council 1974 - 1984. Mayor from 1975 - 1976; Bankstown Council 1988 - 1991
Son of Matthew Ryan, bullock driver and grazier, and his wife May Helena. Married (1) Janette Radford on 26 June 1959, and they had 2 daughters and 2 sons. Married (2) Fiona Stewart and they had 2 sons.