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Copley, Patrick Kerry

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Birth Date: 11 December 1901 (Ipswich, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 18 July 1949 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Patrick Kerry Copley and Ada Cecilia (nee Sloane)

Family: Dorothy Roberts Jones on 14 February 1939

Education: Christian Brothers colleges in Ipswich, Maryborough and Townsville; Nudgee College

Religion: Roman Catholic

Relationship to Politician: Patrick Copley is the brother of William Copley, the member for Bulimba from 11 June 1932 (both elected the same day) to 2 April 1938


Own law practice, 1928; Barrister, 1927; Department representative, Queensland State Service Union, 1924; Employee, Public Curator's office, 1920 to 1928

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) Union representative, Queensland Central Executive

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Kurilpa 11 Jun 1932 18 Jul 1949 Died in office

Additional Information

Notes: President, Quensland State Service Union, 1926 to 1928. Member: Queensland Amateur Athletics Association; South Brisbane Harriers; West End Cricket Club; Mayne Harriers; and St Vincent de Paul Society. Secretary, Nudgee Orphanage Committee

Sources: Waterson, DB and John Arnold, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1930-1980, (Canberra: ANU Press, 1982)

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 14 June 2017]