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Former Member Details

Mr Cedric Allan Francis CAHILL, Q.C (1912 - 1973)

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Date of Birth: 16/07/1912
Place of Birth: Belmore, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 09/11/1973
Place of Death: Manly, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 14 Sep 1954 22 Apr 1961 6 years 7 months 9 days A Member of the indirectly elected Council 1934 - 1978. Date of Election 14 September 1954. Casual vacancy – elected for balance of term of Hon. H.Latimer, deceased. Granted retention of title of 'Honourable' for life.
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Member since 1934. President, secretary, treasurer, president and secretary of the State Electoral Conference; delegate to State and Federal Electorate Conferences. Member of Federated Clerks Union since 1931.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Lawyer (Barrister). Educated at Marist Brothers College in Sydney. Admitted as a solicitor in 1936, with Abram Landa and Co. 1936, then Charker and Cahill, large industrial and workers' compensation practice; called to Bar in 1949, Queens Council in 1963; director of Manly Hospital. Recreational interests included swimming and golf.
Military Service
Honours Received
Appointed as a Queens Counsel (QC)
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Lionel Bernard Cahill, conveyancer, and Florence Rose Dunn. Married (1) Margaret McDonald on 23 December 1940 and had issue, 1 daughter and 1 son. Married (2) Patricia Winifred Cameron. Roman Catholic. Burial at Northern Suburbs Lawn Cemetery from Mary Immaculate Roman Catholic church in Manly.
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