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Former Member Details

Mr John Thomas SWEENEY (1863 - 1947)

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Date of Birth: 08/08/1863
Place of Birth: Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 02/09/1947
Place of Death: Russell Vale, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 03 Jun 1933 29 Mar 1947 13 years 9 months 27 days
Member for Bulli 03 Jun 1933 12 Apr 1935 1 year 10 months 10 days
Member for Bulli 11 May 1935 24 Feb 1938 2 years 9 months 14 days
Member for Bulli 26 Mar 1938 18 Apr 1941 3 years 24 days
Member for Bulli 10 May 1941 24 Apr 1944 2 years 11 months 15 days
Member for Bulli 27 May 1944 29 Mar 1947 2 years 10 months 3 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Member of central executive 1923 - 1924, selected by central executive in 1933.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Miner. Miner at North Bulli; also worked on Lapstone Cutting; became secretary of Southern District Miners' Federation 1916 - 1931.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of Michael Sweeney, farmer, and Mary Ann Rudd. Married Virginia Mary Grace Standen in 1893 and had issue, 5 daughters and 2 sons. Roman Catholic. Funeral at Roman Catholic cemetery in Bulli from Roman Catholic church in Corrimal.
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