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O'Shea, Harry

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(Coonamble, New South Wales, Australia)

Death Date: 4 November 1950 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Michael O'Shea and Mary Ann (nee White)

Family: (3) Anne Brennan in 1939, 1 daughter, (2) Josephine Mary Vaughan on 19 January 1931, (1) Catherine Ness in 1912, 3 sons, 1 daughter

Education: Coonamble State School

Religion: Roman Catholic


Director, the Worker publication; Rouseabout, shearer, fencer, sleeper-cutter for the Queensland Railways; Public works employee; Drover

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) AWU repesentative, Queensland Central Executive of the ALP, 1941 - 1950

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Warrego 30 Aug 1941 4 Nov 1950 By-election, Died in office

Additional Information

Notes: Mr O'Shea was born in 1886 but his exact birth date is unknown; Life Member, Australian Workers Union; Official, Railways Industries Branch of Australian Workers Union, New South Wales, 1934; Australian Workers Union organiser, South-West District ( Charleville); District Secretary, Australian Workers Union, Charleville, 1940

Sources: Queensland Parliamentary Debates, Motion of Condolence, First session of the 32nd Parliament, Vol. 199, 7 Nov 1950, pp. 1114-1115 (Brisbane, Qld: Government Printers)

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