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Mr Daniel John MAHONEY (1909 - 1996)

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Date of Birth: 25/01/1909
Place of Birth: Bondi, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 11/09/1996
Place of Death: Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 21 Mar 1959 02 Apr 1976 17 years 13 days
Member for Parramatta 21 Mar 1959 05 Feb 1962 2 years 10 months 16 days
Member for Parramatta 03 Mar 1962 31 Mar 1965 3 years 29 days
Member for Parramatta 01 May 1965 23 Jan 1968 2 years 8 months 24 days
Member for Parramatta 24 Feb 1968 13 Jan 1971 2 years 10 months 21 days
Member for Parramatta 13 Feb 1971 19 Oct 1973 2 years 8 months 7 days
Member for Parramatta 17 Nov 1973 02 Apr 1976 2 years 4 months 17 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Joined Lidcombe branch in 1932, later the Carlingford and West Epping branches, secretary and president of the Eastwood state electorate council, secretary of the Parramatta federal electorate council.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Telecommunications engineer. Educated at Marist Brothers' High School at Parramatta; became a Postmaster General's employee from 1925 until 1959, telephone mechanic in 1927, later became a divisional engineer; member of Postal Trades and Telecommunications Association from 1925 until 1940, member of Commonwealth Professional Officers' Association from 1940 until 1959; director of Parramatta District Hospital from 1956 until 1959; director of Parramatta Leagues Club from 1975; director of Food for Babies Fund from 1962 until 1974; contributed articles to telecommunication journal.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman of Parramatta Council 1954 - 1959; Mayor 1958.
Personal
Son of Michael Mahoney, fitter, and Eileen Cecilia Duhigg. Married Eileen Davoren on 2 March 1935 and had issue, 4 daughters and 1 son. Roman Catholic.
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