Mr John BAILEY (1871 - 1947)**
- Date of Birth: 14/06/1871
- Place of Birth: Manus Creek, New South wales, Australia
- Date of Death: 26/10/1947
- Place of Death: Stanmore, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||23 Nov 1918||18 Apr 1925||6yr(s) 4mth(s) 27day(s)|
|Member for Monaro||23 Nov 1918||18 Feb 1920||1yr(s) 2mth(s) 27day(s)|
24th (1917 - 1920)
|By-election – elected for balance of term of G. T. C. Miller|
|Member for Goulburn||20 Mar 1920||17 Feb 1922||1yr(s) 10mth(s) 29day(s)|
25th (1920 - 1922)
|Member for Goulburn||25 Mar 1922||18 Apr 1925||3yr(s) 25day(s)|
26th (1922 - 1925)
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP).
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Shearer and union official. Left school at an early age to help father; worked as a shearer; member of Australian Workers Union, appointed as an organiser in 1901, federation vice president and president of the central branch from 1914 until 1924. President of New South Wales branch in 1938, replaced by the direction of the federal executive; director of the 'World' 1931 - 1932. Owned property in the Monaro electorate.
Son of Thomas Henry Bailey, farmer, and Rosanna Rielly Boyd. Married Esther Elphick on 29 November 1891 at Tumut and had issue, 2 sons and 2 daughters. Funeral at Woronora Crematorium.
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