Mr Kevin James RYAN (1934 - )**

  • Date of Birth: 26/08/1934
  • Place of Birth: Ipswich, Queensland, Australia

Parliamentary Service

PositionStartEndPeriodNotes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly1 May 19765 Mar 19847yr(s) 10mth(s) 5day(s)
Member for Hurstville1 May 197612 Sep 19782yr(s) 4mth(s) 12day(s)
45th (1976 - 1978)
Member for Hurstville7 Oct 197828 Aug 19812yr(s) 10mth(s) 22day(s)
46th (1978 - 1981)
Member for Hurstville19 Sep 19815 Mar 19842yr(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.


Military Service

National Service (Army) 1953


Local Government Activity

Alderman Hurstville Council 1974 - 1984. Mayor from 1975 - 1976; Bankstown Council 1988 - 1991


Personal

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.


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