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Former Member Details

Mr Kevin James RYAN, LL.B. (1934 - )

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Date of Birth: 26/08/1934
Place of Birth: Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
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Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 01 May 1976 05 Mar 1984 7 years 10 months 5 days
Member for Hurstville 01 May 1976 12 Sep 1978 2 years 4 months 13 days
Member for Hurstville 07 Oct 1978 28 Aug 1981 2 years 10 months 22 days
Member for Hurstville 19 Sep 1981 05 Mar 1984 2 years 5 months 16 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Joined the Peakhurst / Lugarno Branch in 1964. Delegate to the New South Wales Council and Annual Conference since 1976.
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Lawyer (barrister). Educated at Nudgee College 1948 - 1952, Queensland and University of Sydney 1965 - 1969, LLB., 1969; called to the Bar 1970. Gained his Masters degree in Business Administration in 1982 - 1983 at the Australian Graduate School of Management, University of New South Wales. Timber industry - snigger Tractor) road construction - grader and truck driver; wheat - hauling and lumping; life assurance salesman. Queensland Amateur Heavyweight Boxing Champion 1958 - 1959. Represented Australia as an international Rugby Union player in 1957 - 1959. He changed to Rugby League, played in seven premiership sides with St George and from 1963 - 1966 was chosen to represent Australia as an international Rugby League player. Former Captain / Coach of the Canterbury / Bankstown Rugby League team 1967 - 1970. Former Sports Commentator with Australian Broadcasting Corporation Television 1970 - 1973. Life Assurance consultant 1958 - 1968. State Government Legal Officer 1968 - 1969. Barrister since 1970.
Military Service
National Service (Army) 1953
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman Hurstville Council 1974 - 1984. Mayor from 1975 - 1976; Bankstown Council 1988 - 1991
Personal
Son of Matthew Ryan, bullock driver and grazier, and his wife May Helena. Married (1) Janette Radford on 26 June 1959, and they had 2 daughters and 2 sons. Married (2) Fiona Stewart and they had 2 sons.
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