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Former Member Details

Mr Walter Finlay O'HEARN (1890 - 1950)

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Date of Birth: 16/10/1890
Place of Birth: West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 16/09/1950
Place of Death: Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 20 Mar 1920 18 May 1932 12 years 1 month 29 days
Member for Maitland 20 Mar 1920 17 Feb 1922 1 year 10 months 29 days
Member for Maitland 25 Mar 1922 18 Apr 1925 3 years 25 days
Member for Maitland 30 May 1925 07 Sep 1927 2 years 3 months 9 days
Member for Maitland 08 Oct 1927 18 Sep 1930 2 years 11 months 11 days
Member for Maitland 25 Oct 1930 18 May 1932 1 year 6 months 24 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP), president of Maitland state electorate council.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Poultry farmer. Educated to primary level. Worked at East Greta mine. Lost arm and leg in pit-top accident; poultry farmer; secretary of small mining company at Leuth Park; member of Australian Industrial Fellowship Council in 1923; director of Maitland Hospital in 1950.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Maitland.
Personal
Son of Michael O'Hearn, farmer, and Mary Maher. Married Catherine Ellen Walsh in 1918 and had issue, 3 daughters and 2 sons. Roman Catholic. Funeral at Campbells Hill cemetery with Roman Catholic rites.
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