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Givens, Thomas

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Birth Date: 1864 (Tipperary, Ireland)

Death Date: 19 June 1928 (Canterbury, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)

Parents: Robert Givens and Mary Ann (nee White)

Family: Katie Allen on 8 April 1901, 3 sons, 3 daughters

Education: Catholic school

Religion: Roman Catholic


Sugar and bush worker; Miner Charters Towers and Eidsvold goldfields; Proprietor Cairns Daily Times, 1899-1902

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) Queensland delegate, ALP Interstate (Federal) Conference, 1908 - 1908
  2. (ALP) Federal President ALP, 1915 - 1916

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Cairns 11 Mar 1899 11 Mar 1902

Additional Information

Sources: Image courtesy of the National Library of Australia, Image No: an23366647-v; Millar, Ann, ed., The Biographical Dictionary of the Australian Senate: Vol 1:1901-1929 (Carlton, Vic: Melbourne University Press, 2000); Australian Dictionary of Biography - Online edition; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)