Born 8 May 1900
Died 24 May 1945. (Fitzroy. Melbourne general cemetery)
Parents: Timothy Carton, carpenter and tramways employee, and Cecelia Hannah O'Connell
Marriage: 6 Sept 1924 Alice Mosley; 1d.
Occupation: Various occupations
Education: St Ignaius, Richmond, St Patrick's College, accountancy at Hassett's Coaching College and Hemingway Robertson Institute
Career: Clerk Attorney-General's Department; timber worker Warburton; machinist Miller's Timber Co., South Melbourne; tram driver Melbourne and Metropolitan Tramways Board; after Dandenong defeat assistant purchasing officer, Vacuum Oil Company; organiser for State Public Service Association; secretary Fire Brigade Employees Union 1935-1945; Trades Hall Council delegate; member State War Council; v-chairman Patriotic Funds Council, Commonwealth Board of Business Admin 1942-1945, Overseas Children's committee; member Fairfield Infectious Diseases Hospital Board; on many charitable committees. Cousin of Geoffrey John O'Connell (q.v.). Brother of John Lawrence Cremean (q.v.). Richmond city councillor 1926-1931, mayor 1928-1929
Party: Australian Labor Party
Party Note: Deputy leader 1937-1945, state executive 1936-1945, president Vic. ALP 1940-1941, fed. executive member, secretary Labor Book Service, campaign director for Frank Brennan, conducted 3KZ Labor Hour for ten years.
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLA||Dandenong||November 1929||April 1932||Defeated|
|MLA||Clifton Hill||August 1934||(b/e)||May 1945|
*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.