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Kerwin, Dr Patrick James

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Birth Date: 1873 (Cork, Ireland)

Death Date: 2 September 1950 (South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Patrick Kerwin and Catherine (nee O'Rourke)

Family: Mary Elizabeth Walsh on 7 October 1903 in Cairns, 1 daughter

Religion: Roman Catholic


Ship's doctor; Practicing physician in Irvinebank, Port Douglas, Cairns, Brisbane

Military Service: Great War: Joined the Australian Medical Corps, from 1914 to 1918, and again during the Second World War

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly CPNP Merthyr 11 May 1929 11 Jun 1932

Additional Information

Notes: Held Licentiate of the Royal Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow 1901; Held Licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians, South Edinburgh; Member, British Medical Association

Sources: Image courtesy of the National Library of Australia, News Article 189190085; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Monday, 22 October 2018]