Bailey, Albert Joseph (Bert)

Born 30 April 1915 (West Perth, Western Australia)
Died 17 June 1999. (Footscray)
Parents: George William, mechanical engineer, and Annie May Cass
Marriage: 23 Mar 1940 Mary Margaret Burns; 2s. 1d.
Occupation: Metal machinist and labourer
Religion: Catholic
Education: St Monica's Primary School Footscray, St Joseph's Christian Brothers College, North Melbourne

Career: Metal machinist 1933-1950, Amalgamated Engineering Union office bearer 1945-1959; wharf labourer 1950-1951; builders' labourer 1951-1952; trustee Vic. Labour College 1952-1955, member Western General Hospital Board 1954-1981; secretary Retail Tobacco Sellers Association. 1958-1966; clerk Ampol Petroleum (Vic.) Pty Ltd 1967-1980; member Fed. Clerks Union State Council 1970-1980.

Party: Australian Labor Party
Party Note: Secretary Footscray branch 1945-1955, left 1955 and joined Anti-Communist Labor (Democratic Labor Party), secretary Kingsville Democratic Labor Party 1959-1977.

House Electorate Start *   End *  
MLCMelbourne West21 June 1952 20 June 1958Defeated

Other seats contested: Melbourne West 1961, 1964, Footscray (Legislative Assembly) 1973
References: Age 5 July 1958; Murray, R., 'The Split: Australian Labor in the Fifties', Melbourne, 1972; personal information
Initial data source: Browne, G, 'Biographical Register of the Victorian Parliament 1900-84', 1985
Last update: 2014 (last date the record was checked and updated)

*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.