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Kehoe, Gregory Brian (Brian)

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Birth Date: 1 May 1917 (Warwick, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 18 February 2005 (Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Stephen Kehoe and Teresa Mary (nee Flynn)

Family: Cecily Agnes White on 5 June 1948, 2 sons

Education: St Patrick's Convent, Gympie; Christian Brothers College, Gympie; Teachers' Training College, Brisbane

Religion: Roman Catholic


Stipendiary Magistrate-referee, Small Claims Tribunal; Brisbane; Solicitor, Queensland Supreme Court and Deputy Registrar, 1958

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) Secretary, State Service Union, Gympie Branch, 1945 - 1953
  2. (ALP) Vice-President, Gympie Branch, Australian Labor Party, 1947 - 1953
  3. (ALP) Delegate, State Service Union to Gympie TLC, 1952 - 1955
  4. (ALP) Delegate, Gympie Trades Labour Council to Brisbane TLC, 1953 - 1956
  5. (QLP) State Vice-President, Queensland Labor Party, 1957

Military Service: Australian Military Forces, 42 Battalion, Salamaua campaign, New Guinea, 1941 to 1945

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Nash 7 Mar 1953 26 Apr 1957
Assembly QLP Nash 26 Apr 1957 3 Aug 1957

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Gympie Hospital Board, 1948 to 1953; Member, RSL; Member, Adult Education Advisory Board, Gympie, 1948 to 1952; Mr Kehoe was a strong advocate for agricultural issues, Queensland exports, workers compensation and developing strategies to check the communist moves into South-East Asia

Sources: Courier-Mail, 'Party split ended term in Parliament', 24 February 2005; Hughes, Colin A, Images and Issues: the Queensland State Elections of 1963 and 1966 (Canberra: ANU Press, 1969); Lack, Clem, Three Decades of Queensland Political History, 1929-1960 (Brisbane: Government Printer, 1962)

[Last Modified: Friday, 28 July 2017]