Mr Lawrence Borthwick  KELLY (1883 - 1955)**
- Date of Birth: 29/04/1883
- Place of Birth: Kirkpatrick Juxta, Dumfries, Scotland
- Date of Death: 05/05/1955
- Place of Death: Bulli, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||3 May 1947||5 May 1955||8yr(s) 3day(s)|
|Member for Bulli||3 May 1947||22 May 1950||3yr(s) 20day(s)|
35th (1947 - 1950)
|Member for Bulli||17 Jun 1950||14 Jan 1953||2yr(s) 6mth(s) 29day(s)|
36th (1950 - 1953)
|Member for Bulli||14 Feb 1953||5 May 1955||2yr(s) 2mth(s) 22day(s)|
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Secretary of Thirroul branch.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Miner and railway clerk; at age twelve worked in the mines; arrived in New South Wales in 1911, worked as a miner at Cessnock; after passing the entrance examination in New South Wales railways in 1913, porter, later became a clerk in Sydney and Thirroul; foundation secretary of Thirroul branch of Australian Railways Union.
Local Government Activity
Councillor of Bulli shire from 1927 until 1932, 1935 until 1947, president from 1929 until 1931, 1945 until 1947.
Son of Alexander Kelly, coachman, and Martha Borthwick. Married Mary Mackay on 28 April 1911 and had issue, 2 daughters and 1 son. Bulli Presbyterian cemetery.
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