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Mr Thomas James Cahill

Mr Thomas James CAHILL (1924 - 1983)

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Date of Birth: 12/02/1924
Place of Birth: Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 23/06/1983
Place of Death: Kingsgrove, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 12 Dec 1959 23 Jun 1983 23 years 6 months 12 days
Member for Cook's River 12 Dec 1959 05 Feb 1962 2 years 1 month 25 days
Member for Cook's River 03 Mar 1962 31 Mar 1965 3 years 29 days
Member for Cook's River 01 May 1965 23 Jan 1968 2 years 8 months 24 days
Member for Cook's River 24 Feb 1968 13 Jan 1971 2 years 10 months 21 days
Member for Cook's River 13 Feb 1971 19 Oct 1973 2 years 8 months 7 days
Member for Marrickville 17 Nov 1973 02 Apr 1976 2 years 4 months 17 days
Member for Marrickville 01 May 1976 12 Sep 1978 2 years 4 months 13 days
Member for Marrickville 07 Oct 1978 28 Aug 1981 2 years 10 months 22 days
Member for Marrickville 19 Sep 1981 23 Jun 1983 1 year 9 months 5 days
Chairman of Committees 25 May 1976 12 Sep 1978 2 years 3 months 19 days
Chairman of Committees 07 Nov 1978 28 Aug 1981 2 years 9 months 22 days
Chairman of Committees 19 Sep 1981 23 Jun 1983 1 year 9 months 5 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Joined in 1953, member of Clemton Park, later Kingsgrove central branch.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Bank officer. Educated at De La Salle College, Marrickville. Bank officer with the Rural Bank for nineteen years; corporal member of United Bank Officers' Association from 1940 until 1953
Military Service
Served in 2nd Australian Imperial Forces from 1942 until 1946, 31/51st Battalion, New Guinea and Solomon Islands
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of John Joseph Cahill, also a Member of the Legislative Assembly, and his wife Esme Kelly. Married Valerie Bryant on 5 February 1949 and had issue, 1 daughter and 3 sons.
Additional Information