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Byrne, Peter

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Birth Date: 13 June 1892 (Myola, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 16 March 1974 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Peter Byrne and Mary (nee McCoy)

Family: (2) Amy Jean Scott on 4 November 1929 (dec. 1967), 3 daughters, (1) Ellen Elsiba Imison on 7 May 1923, 2 sons

Education: Mareeba State School; Nudgee College, Brisbane

Religion: Roman Catholic


Employed at a Chillagoe smelter; Canegrower in Tully from 1925; Taxation agent

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) Secretary and Life Member, Chillagoe Branch, ALP

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Mourilyan 29 Apr 1950 17 May 1969 Did not contest

Additional Information

Notes: Founder and Secretary, Tully District Canegrowers Association

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

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 28 June 2017]