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Funnell, Robert

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Birth Date: 1895 (Tweed River, New South Wales, Australia)

Death Date: 3 January 1936 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: John Funnell and Mary Ann (nee Petrie)

Family: Aileen Vera Donovan on 25 May 1929, 2 sons

Education: State primary education

Religion: Roman Catholic


Station hand, shearer and sugar worker; Established fruit business in Brisbane, 1924

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) Organiser and representative, Queensland Central Executive

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Brisbane 11 Jun 1932 3 Jan 1936 Died in office

Additional Information

Notes: State and interstate representative in rugby union; Member, Australian Workers Union, 1918

Sources: "Death of MLA for Brisbane: Collapse Before Operation", The Courier-Mail, Saturday, 4 January 1936

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 5 July 2017]