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Former Member Details

The Hon. Peter Ffrench LOUGHLIN (1881 - 1960)

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Date of Birth: 12/12/1881
Place of Birth: Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 11/07/1960
Place of Death: Hornsby, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 24 Mar 1917 12 Apr 1935 18 years 20 days
Member for Burrangong 24 Mar 1917 18 Feb 1920 2 years 10 months 26 days
Member for Cootamundra 20 Mar 1920 17 Feb 1922 1 year 10 months 29 days
Member for Cootamundra 25 Mar 1922 18 Apr 1925 3 years 25 days
Member for Cootamundra 30 May 1925 07 Sep 1927 2 years 3 months 9 days
Member for Goulburn 11 Jun 1932 12 Apr 1935 2 years 10 months 2 days
Secretary for Lands and Minister for Forests 13 Apr 1920 10 Oct 1921 1 year 5 months 28 days
Secretary for Lands and Minister for Forests 10 Oct 1921 20 Dec 1921 2 months 11 days
Secretary for Lands and Minister for Forests 20 Dec 1921 13 Apr 1922 3 months 25 days
Secretary for Lands and Minister for Forests 17 Jun 1925 19 Nov 1926 1 year 5 months 3 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP), deputy leader from 1923 until 1926, left party in 1926; stood as an Independent in 1930; United Australia Party in 1932, councillor from 1934 until 1940.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Schoolteacher and farmer. Educated at Girrinderra and Goulburn; joined Education Department in 1900, taught at various country schools until 1917; proof reader of Goulburn evening Post after 1927; farmer and grazier at Carcoar and Mandurama districts; retired to Pennant Hills in 1950's; active in anti-conscription campaign from 1916 until 1917; author in 1924
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of John Loughlin, police constable, and Sarah Jane Ffrench. Married Louisa Davis on 16 April 1906 at Cowra and had issue, 5 daughters and 2 sons. Roman Catholic. Funeral at Field of Mars cemetery from St Joachim's Roman Catholic Church at Thornleigh.
Additional Information
Personal papers in the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: Peter F.Loughlin - illuminated testimonial, 1927 (A7001)