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Former Member Details

Mr John MCNEILL (1870 - 1916)

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Date of Birth: 26/12/1870
Place of Birth: Salcoats, Scotland
Date of Death: 04/06/1916
Place of Death: Hurstville, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 24 May 1902 06 Nov 1913 11 years 5 months 14 days
Member for Sydney-Pyrmont 24 May 1902 16 Jul 1904 2 years 1 month 23 days
Member for Pyrmont 06 Aug 1904 19 Aug 1907 3 years 14 days
Member for Pyrmont 10 Sep 1907 14 Sep 1910 3 years 5 days
Member for Pyrmont 14 Oct 1910 06 Nov 1913 3 years 24 days
Claim of Mr John Leonard against the Public Works Department Committee No.8 17 Jun 1902 19 Dec 1902 6 months 3 days
Prevalence of the Gambling Evil Committee No.10 20 Aug 1903 01 Dec 1903 3 months 12 days
Claim of Robert Roberts, late Bookbinder, Registrar-General’s Department Committee No.16 12 Sep 1905 25 Oct 1905 1 month 14 days
Sydney Corporation Amendment Bill Committee No.22 15 Nov 1905 28 Nov 1905 14 days
Grain Bags Regulation Bill Committee No.11 25 Sep 1906 15 Nov 1906 1 month 22 days
Claim of Robert Roberts late bookbinder in the Registrar’s General’s Department Committee No.8 24 Aug 1909 15 Sep 1909 23 days
Claims of Robert Roberts, late Bookbinder in the Registrar-General’s Department Committee No.17 19 Oct 1911 02 Nov 1911 15 days
Administration of the Rocks resumed Area Committee No.20 14 Nov 1911 28 Mar 1912 4 months 15 days
Administration of the Rocks Resumed Area Committee No.7 20 Aug 1912 05 Dec 1912 3 months 16 days
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 23 Jul 1913 23 Jul 1913 1 day
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP)
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1901
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Patternmaker. Arrived in New South Wales in 1888, became a patternmaker with the Railways Department; later became a publican; member of Amalgamated Society of Engineers; government representative on Metropolitan Water, Sewerage and Drainage Board from 1914 until 1916
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of John McNeill, collier, and Anne McKenzie. Married Mary O'Brien in 1893 and had issue, 2 daughters and 3 sons. Church of England. Burial in Church of England cemetery at Woronora.
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