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Former Member Details

Mr Thomas Patrick DOYLE (1885 - 1951)

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Date of Birth: 17/02/1885
Place of Birth: Chippendale, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 18/03/1951
Place of Death: Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 21 Dec 1925 22 Apr 1934 8 years 4 months 2 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 21 December 1925
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Member of central executive from 1923 until 1926.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Ironworker and union secretary. Educated as St Benedict's School, Chippendale and St Mary's cathedral school; became an ironworker and secretary of the Ironworkers Union at Lithgow; clerk in the Trades Hall at Sydney. Secretary of United Labourers Union from 1921 until 1930 and was in charge of water and sewerage workers; clerk in Government stores after Parliamentary defeat; member of Eight Hour Committee; member of Harbour Trust; anti conscriptionist in 1914 until until 1918 war; played Rugby Union
Military Service
Served in the Boer War.
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Thomas Doyle, engine driver, and Catherine Doyle. Married Mildred Conroy in c.1902 and had issue, 2 daughters and 3 sons. Roman Catholic. Northern Suburbs crematorium with Roman Catholic rites.
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