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Patrick Joseph O'Connor

Patrick Joseph O'Connor

Born
26 May 1862 (Hawthorn, Victoria)
Died
12 June 1923 (Malmsbury, Victoria (Melbourne General Cemetery))
Parents
William, tailor, and Ellen Walsh, both b. Ireland
Marriage
7 Apr 1891 Mary Ellen Woodlands; 3s. 5d.
Occupation
Estate agent
Religion
Catholic
Education
Christian Brothers
Career
Tailor; from 1901 partner Fennell and Co., auctioneers, estate agents and accountants; trustee Melbourne General Cemetery, Commissioner Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works.;Richmond city councillor 1892-1901; mayor 1896-1897
Party
Labor
Party Note
Elected as Independent. Labor after Political Labor Council refused to accept his nomination by Fitzroy branch. John Wren's first parl. supporter.
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLA
Fitzroy
1st Jun 1901
(b/e)
1st Sep 1902
Defeated

*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.

Other seats contested
Yarra (fed.) 1901, Melbourne East (Legislative Council) 1904, 1907
Publications
Published articles on astronomy
References
Tocsin 25 Apr, 23 May, 13 June 1901; Argus 15 June 1923; Richmond Guardian 16 June 1923; Smith, J. (ed.), 'Cyclopedia of Victoria', 3 vols, Melbourne, 1903-05, 1
Initial Data Source
Browne, G, 'Biographical Register of the Victorian Parliament 1900-84', 1985
Last Update
Array (last date the record was checked and updated)