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Former Member Details

Mr Francis Patrick CONNORS (1888 - 1963)

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Date of Birth: 12/01/1888
Place of Birth: Paterson, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 06/11/1963
Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member for Dulwich Hill 25 Oct 1930 18 May 1932 1 year 6 months 24 days
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 25 Oct 1930 18 May 1932 1 year 6 months 24 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Secretary of Western Marrickville branch, expelled by special conference in August 1936, Heffron Group from 1936 until 1939, central executive from 1939 until 1940, Hughes-Evans executive from 1940 until 1941; central executive from 1942 until 1953.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Engineer and union official. Educated at Morpeth; assistant secretary and organiser of Australasian Society of Engineers of New South Wales from 1924 until 1929, state secretary from 1932 until 1943, federal secretary from 1943 until 1953, delegate to the Labor Council of New South Wales; member of Manpower Appeals Board; editor of Australasian Engineer.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Francis Patrick Connors, blacksmith, and Bridget Swan. Married Rose Ayres on 3 August 1916 and had issue, 2 sons and 1 daughter . Buried in the Roman Catholic cemetery at Rookwood from church of St Thomas More at Brighton-le-Sands.
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