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Former Member Details

Mr John William DOYLE (1875 - 1951)

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Date of Birth: 08/02/1875
Place of Birth: Glebe, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 25/05/1951
Place of Death: Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 24 Mar 1917 17 Feb 1922 4 years 10 months 25 days
Member for Phillip 24 Mar 1917 18 Feb 1920 2 years 10 months 26 days
Member for Balmain 20 Mar 1920 17 Feb 1922 1 year 10 months 29 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). President from 1916 until 1917
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1912
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Printer. foundation member of the letterpress Machinists' Union in 1901, secretary; later became a publican; active in Friendly Societies movement; organising secretary of the Eight Hour Day Committee c.1912 until 1917.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman of the Sydney City Council for Phillip Ward, 2 December 1918 - 30 November 1921. Member of the Works Committee 1919 - 1920; the Electric Lighting Committee 1919 - 1920; the Electricity Supply Committee 1921; and the Health and By-Laws Committee 1921.
Son of John William Doyle, labourer, and Annie Wilson. Married Mary Smith on 3 October 1906 and had issue, 3 daughters and 4 sons. Roman Catholic. Funeral at Rookwood cemetery from St Thomas Roman Catholic church in Lewisham.
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