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Leahy, Patrick James

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Birth Date: June 1860 (Schull, County Cork, Ireland)

Death Date: 13 October 1927 (Clayfield, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Patrick Leahy and Mary (nee Coghlan)

Family: Julia Alice Costello on 13 December 1885 at Thargomindah, 2 sons, 3 daughters

Education: Schull National school

Religion: Roman Catholic

Relationship to Politician: His brother John was the member for Bulloo; Ann, John's grand daughter is the member for Warrego


Reporter, 'Courier'; Established 'Thargomindah Herald', 'Graziers' Journal'

Local Government Service: Member, Bulloo Shire Council; Secretary, Bulloo Divisional Board

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Warrego 11 Mar 1902 26 Aug 1904
Assembly OPP Warrego 27 Aug 1904 18 May 1907
Assembly OPP Warrego 24 Sep 1907 5 Feb 1908
Council NONE Legislative Council 1 Jul 1912 23 Mar 1922 Council Abolished

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Secretary for Public Works and Mines 19 Nov 1907 18 Feb 1908

Additional Information

Notes: Chairman, Queensland Grazing Farmers' Association

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State library of Queensland, Neg: 68212; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Hughes, Colin A and BD Graham, Voting for the Queensland Legislative Assembly 1890-1964, (Canberra: ANU, Department of Political Science, 1974)