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Former Member Details

Mr Thomas James SWINEY (1875 - 1945)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1875
Place of Birth: Balranald, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 15/10/1945
Place of Death: Lidcombe, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 20 Mar 1920 17 Feb 1922 1 year 10 months 29 days
Member for Byron 20 Mar 1920 17 Feb 1922 1 year 10 months 29 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Member of central executive 1918 - 1920, 1923 - 1924.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Farmer. Employed at Wagga Wagga experimental farm for five years; stockman; farmer; member of Aborigines Protection Board 1921 - 1923.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of George Elliott Swiney, insurance inspector, and Annie Maria Williams. Married Irene Holston in c.1915. Funeral at Northern Suburbs crematorium with Presbyterian rites.
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