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Former Member Details

Mr Joseph Michael MARTIN (1898 - 1940)

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Date of Birth: 03/01/1898
Place of Birth: Pyrmont, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 05/03/1940
Place of Death: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 24 Nov 1931 22 Apr 1934 2 years 4 months 30 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 23 November 1931
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Member of the Hamilton branch. Brother of John Bertie Martin.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Union organiser. Organiser of Electrical Trades Union in 1931; member of the Milk Board from 1931 until 1938; manager of Dairy Farmers' Co-operative Milk Company Limited in Newcastle in 1940; active in Newcastle Rugby League.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of John Martin, engineer, and Maria Theresa McArdle. Married Minnie Louise Fuller on 20 September 1919 and had issue, 1 daughter and 1 son. Funeral at Sandgate cemetery from St Joseph's Roman Catholic church in Merewether.
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