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Former Member Details

Mr Brian Joseph BANNON, OAM (1930 - 2017)

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Date of Birth: 22/08/1930
Place of Birth: Belmore, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 06/10/2017
Place of Death: Caringbah, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 21 Mar 1959 03 Jul 1986 27 years 3 months 13 days
Member for Rockdale 21 Mar 1959 05 Feb 1962 2 years 10 months 16 days
Member for Rockdale 03 Mar 1962 31 Mar 1965 3 years 29 days
Member for Rockdale 01 May 1965 23 Jan 1968 2 years 8 months 24 days
Member for Rockdale 24 Feb 1968 13 Jan 1971 2 years 10 months 21 days
Member for Rockdale 13 Feb 1971 19 Oct 1973 2 years 8 months 7 days
Member for Rockdale 17 Nov 1973 02 Apr 1976 2 years 4 months 17 days
Member for Rockdale 01 May 1976 12 Sep 1978 2 years 4 months 13 days
Member for Rockdale 07 Oct 1978 28 Aug 1981 2 years 10 months 22 days
Member for Rockdale 19 Sep 1981 05 Mar 1984 2 years 5 months 16 days
Member for Rockdale 24 Mar 1984 03 Jul 1986 2 years 3 months 10 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). joined the party on 5 October 1952. Assistant Secretary of the Australian Labor Party Youth Council and represented the State Electoral Council, Federal Electoral Council and the Municipal Assembly.
Community Activity
Chairman of State Sports Centre 1984 - 1994, Bicentennial Park Trust 1987, Sports House Advisory Committee, Police & Citizens Boys Committee. Secretary and Chairman of Association of Former Members of Parliament 1987 - 2005.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Public servant. Educated at St Thomas School, Lewisham and Marist Brothers, Kogarah. Clerk in Public Trust Office from 1948 until 1958; private secretary to J.F McGrath. Branch commitee for the Clerical Officers Association within the Public Service; footballer (played two years, 1950 - 1951 - President's Cup for St George).
Military Service
Honours Received
Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM). Centenary Medal.
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of Victor Bannon, storeman, and his wife Kathleen Wilkie. Married Janette Therese Graham, and had issue 3 daughters. Roman Catholic
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