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Hooper, Kevin Joseph (Kev)

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Birth Date: 9 July 1928 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 9 March 1984 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: George Cyril Hooper and Katherine (nee Moriarty)

Family: Beryl Theresa Kelly on 19 December 1953, 5 sons, 1 daughter

Education: Torwood Primary and Secondary Schools

Religion: Roman Catholic


Shop Assistant, Wardsman (Dental Hospital), Storeman, Clerk; State Organiser, Federal Miscellaneous Workers Union

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) President, Oxley Federal Division Executive Committee
  2. (ALP) President, Inala Branch of the State Labor Party
  3. (ALP) Campaign Director, Salisbury, 1969
  4. (ALP) Campaign Director, Oxley , 1972

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Archerfield 27 May 1972 9 Mar 1984 Died in office

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Member, Refreshment Rooms Committee
Member, Committee of Subordinate Legislation
Parliamentary Delegation to Singapore, Malaysia, Japan and the South Pacific 1978
Secretary, Parliamentary Labor Party 1974 1977

Additional Information

Notes: Chairman of Directors, Brothers St Marks Leagues Club, Inala; He became a champion of the underdog and attacked prostitution, massage parlours, drugs, illegal gambling, white collar crime and mismanagement of building society funds; Interests included literature and opera

Sources: Image sourced from the collection of the Queensland Parliamentary Library and Research Service.; Courier-Mail, Saturday, 10 March 1984

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 25 July 2017]