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Former Member Details

Mr Thomas Michael KEEGAN (1878 - 1937)

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Date of Birth: 29/05/1878
Place of Birth: Ararat, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 14/09/1937
Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 14 Oct 1910 12 Apr 1935 24 years 5 months 30 days
Member for Glebe 14 Oct 1910 06 Nov 1913 3 years 24 days
Member for Glebe 06 Dec 1913 21 Feb 1917 3 years 2 months 16 days
Member for Glebe 24 Mar 1917 18 Feb 1920 2 years 10 months 26 days
Member for Balmain 18 Oct 1921 17 Feb 1922 4 months
Member for Balmain 25 Mar 1922 18 Apr 1925 3 years 25 days
Member for Balmain 30 May 1925 07 Sep 1927 2 years 3 months 9 days
Member for Glebe 08 Oct 1927 18 Sep 1930 2 years 11 months 11 days
Member for Glebe 25 Oct 1930 18 May 1932 1 year 6 months 24 days
Member for Glebe 11 Jun 1932 12 Apr 1935 2 years 10 months 2 days
Minister for Local Government 27 May 1927 18 Oct 1927 4 months 22 days
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 16 Nov 1910 16 Nov 1910 1 day
Increase in House Rents Committee No.16 17 Oct 1911 25 Mar 1912 5 months 9 days Chairman
Increase in House Rents Committee No.8 12 Sep 1912 05 Nov 1912 1 month 25 days Chairman
Petition of Thomas Michael Slattery Committee No. 7 06 Jul 1915 13 Apr 1916 9 months 8 days
The Governor's Opening Speech Committee No. 1 18 Jul 1916 21 Dec 1916 5 months 4 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Parkes delegate to 1901 conference, secretary for Glebe League, member for central executive in 1904.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Labourer. Educated to primary school level; miner at Wyalong where active in the union and lost employment, later in Parkes district; moved to Sydney c.1901, employed by Sydney City Council; foundation member of Glebe Local Distress Society.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of John Walter Keegan, miner, and Mary Flood, Irish migrants. Married (1) Marie Hallan in c.1902 and had issue, 1 daughter and 2 sons. Married (2) Doris Martin in c.1927. Roman Catholic. Funeral at Rookwood cemetery from St James' Roman Catholic church in Forest Lodge.
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