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Former Member Details

Mr Henry Martin DOYLE, L.R.C.P.(Lon).L.S.A.(Lon),M.R.C.S.E (1859 - 1929)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1859
Place of Birth: Ballan near Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Date of Death: 29/01/1929
Place of Death: Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 21 Dec 1925 22 Apr 1934 8 years 4 months 2 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 21 December 1925.
Political Party Activity
Freetrade. Labor appointee to the Legislative Council, voted independently, broke with Labor over the conscription issue.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Medical Practitioner. Educated at St Patrick's College, Melbourne., Mount Melleray, Ireland; studied medicine in Paris and at London Hospital., Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, England., Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians, London., Licentiate of the Society of Apothecaries, London, 1886; while studying, also was a member of the press gallery, Westminster; associated with Irish Nationalist movement; accident surgeon at London Hospital with an East End practice; left England in 1889, medical officer on a coastal ship until appointed as a medical superintendent at Newcastle Hospital in 1891; resided in Newcastle thereafter; director of Newcastle Hospital secretary of Newcastle Federal League and Anti Billite campaign; member of Empire Parliamentary Association; Australian correspondent to The Lancet.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of James Doyle, Port Phillip Pioneer. Unmarried. Roman Catholic. Burial at South Head cemetery from St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral.
Additional Information
Personal papers in the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: papers, 1880 - 1926 (MLMSS 284)