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John Peter Bourke

John Peter Bourke

Born
30 June 1901 (Chiltern, Victoria)
Died
19 October 1970 (Fitzroy. New Cheltenham cemetery)
Parents
William Richard, schoolteacher, and Mary Anne Clancy
Marriage
4 April 1931 Anastasia Maud Mulcahy
Occupation
Barrister
Religion
Catholic
Education
Christian Brothers College East Melbourne, St Kevin's College, Melbourne University, LLB, MA
Career
Journalist with Herald while studying law; called to Vic. Bar 1925, admitted to New South Wales and Tasmania Bar; counsel in Sodeman case 1935-1936; QC 1954; County Court judge and chairman General Sessions 1959-1967. Committee member St Kilda Football Club.;
Party
Australian Labor Party
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLA
St Kilda
6th Dec 1952
 
27th May 1955
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
St Kilda 1950
Publications
Author of Liquor Laws of Vic. 1951, co-author Criminal Law 1959, Police Defenses Act 1959, Maintenance, Custody and Adoption 1962, Insanity and Injustice 1969
References
Who's Who in Australia 1955-1968; Herald 12 Oct 1954, 19 Oct 1970
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)