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Former Member Details

Mr George Patrick BUCKLEY (1881 - 1958)

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Date of Birth: 01/05/1881
Place of Birth: Tambar Springs, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 30/10/1958
Place of Death: Petersham, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 24 Nov 1931 22 Apr 1934 2 years 4 months 30 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act: Date of Writ of Summons 23 November 1931.
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Member of the central executive from 1916 until 1917, 1923 until 1924
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Union organiser. Drayman; secretary of Trolley and Drayman's Union, and organiser following amalgamation in 1928 for Amalgamated Road Transport Workers' Union of Australia (Transport Workers Union of Australia from 1938); delegate to Trades and Labour Council (TLC), executive member (1918); member of Eight Hour Day committee; later caretaker.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of James Walter Buckley, pastoralist, and Annie Theresa Comber. Married Jessie Emma Jane Hungerford on 22 September 1909 and had issue, 2 daughters. Buried in Roman Catholic cemetery at Rookwood.
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