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Former Member Details

Mr William CAREY (1887 - 1928)

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Date of Birth: 05/02/1887
Place of Birth: Redfern, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 22/01/1928
Place of Death: Petersham, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 21 Dec 1925 22 Jan 1928 2 years 1 month 2 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 21 December 1925.
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). General Secretary of the New South Wales ALP from 1919 until 1927; opposed conscription.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Union organiser. Educated at Marist Brothers College; organiser for Water and Sewerage Board Employees Association.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Patrick Carey, labourer, and Margaret Fitzgerald, Irish migrants. Married Margaret Ellen Joyce on 12 May 1915 and had issue, 2 daughters and 1 son. Rookwood cemetery from Joan of Arc Roman Catholic church in Haberfield.
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