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O'Donnell, Eugene Christopher

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Birth Date: 28 November 1913 (Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia)

Death Date: 16 August 1982 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Michael Patrick O'Donnell and Mary (nee Scanlon)

Family: Emily Conlon on 10 August 1936, 1 son, 1 daughter

Education: St Lawrence's College, Brisbane; Teachers College, Brisbane

Religion: Roman Catholic


Assistant teacher, Carina and Eagle Junction; Schoolteacher; Principal teacher, Cherbourg, Mooga, Plainby and Capella

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) Held all executive positions, Capella Branch
  2. (ALP) Executive Electorate Committee, Barcoo and Belyando
  3. (ALP) Delegate, State ALP Convention, 1962 - 1972

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Barcoo 1 Jul 1961 27 May 1972 By-election
Assembly ALP Belyando 27 May 1972 7 Dec 1974 Did not contest

Additional Information

Notes: Branch Secretary, Queensland Red Cross (Capella); Patron, Capella Football Club; President and Executive Committee Member, Emerald Town Bank; Patron and delegate, Queensland Bands Association, Emerald Town Band; Blackall representative, Queensland Ambulance Transport Brigade; Holder of all executive positions, Capella Cricket Club; President and Secretary, Leichhardt Rugby League; President and Vice-President, Leichhardt Cricket Association; President and Executive Committee, Capella Racing Club

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

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 30 August 2017]