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Former Member Details

Mr Reginald John Francis COADY (1918 - 1977)

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Date of Birth: 28/05/1918
Place of Birth: Forest Lodge, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 13/05/1977
Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 20 Mar 1954 19 Oct 1973 19 years 7 months
Member for Leichhardt 20 Mar 1954 06 Feb 1956 1 year 10 months 18 days
Member for Leichhardt 03 Mar 1956 16 Feb 1959 2 years 11 months 14 days
Member for Leichhardt 21 Mar 1959 05 Feb 1962 2 years 10 months 16 days
Member for Drummoyne 03 Mar 1962 31 Mar 1965 3 years 29 days
Member for Drummoyne 01 May 1965 23 Jan 1968 2 years 8 months 24 days
Member for Drummoyne 24 Feb 1968 13 Jan 1971 2 years 10 months 21 days
Member for Drummoyne 13 Feb 1971 19 Oct 1973 2 years 8 months 7 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Leichhardt branch, federal and state electorate councils.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Ledgerkeeper. Educated at St Fiacre's Convent, Leichhardt, and Patrician Brothers, Forest Lodge; undertook a commercial course at business college; ledgerkeeper for Tooheys Limited, chief clerk when elected to Parliament; councillor of Federated Clerks' Union, New South Wales Branch; delegate to Labor Council of New South Wales and Australian Council of Trades Union; active in Leichhardt Red Cross Society; Police Boys Club; Catholic Hibernian Society; Holy Name Choral Society; St Vincent de Paul Society
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of John Patrick Coady, carter, and Annie Maria Foley. Unmarried. Roman Catholic. Burial at Roman Catholic Cemetery from St Fiacre's Roman Catholic Church at Leichhardt.
Additional Information
Personal papers in the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales: 1. Reginald Francis John Coady - papers ca., 1953 - 1973 (MLMSS 3614); 2 . Reginald Francis John Coady - further papers ca., 1946 - 1977 (MLMSS 7330); photographs in the PICMAN Database.