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Hayes, John Vincent

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Birth Date: 19 July 1897 (Ipswich, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 16 June 1986 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: John Patrick Hayes and Mary Jane (nee McGrath)

Family: Elanore Anne O'Neill on 3 November 1923, 4 daughters

Education: St Mary's Catholic Primary School; Christian Brothers College, Ipswich

Religion: Roman Catholic


Executive and delegate, Shop Assistants and Warehouse Employees Union; Clerical officer, Queensland Government Tourist Bureau, 1947; Insurance salesman; Draper's assistant, Ipswich, Maryborough and Brisbane; Justice of the Peace

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) Secretary, Nundah Branch of the ALP

Military Service: Served in 2nd AIF, Corporal, 8th Australian Motor Ambulance Corps, 1942 to 1944

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Nundah 11 Jun 1932 3 May 1947

Additional Information

Notes: Secretary and Trustee, Queensland Junior Rugby League. Mr Hayes, at the age of 45, obtained leave from parliament and enlisted in the army. He served from 1942 until 1944 as a member of the 8th Australian Motor Ambulance Corps

Sources: Waterson, DB and John Arnold, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1930-1980, (Canberra: ANU Press, 1982); Queensland Parliamentary Debates, Motion of Condolence, Fourth session of the 44th Parliament, Vol. 303, 5 Aug 1986, pp. 8-13.

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 25 July 2017]