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Ryan, Thomas Joseph (Tommy)

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Birth Date: 1852 (at sea off Mauritius)

Education: Christian Brothers College, Fremantle and Perth

Religion: Roman Catholic


1852 Arrived in Fremantle Western Australia; 1871 Pearl fisher; 1876 Arrived in Cooktown, Queensland; Digger, shearer general and bushworker central, North and South West Queensland; 1891 acquitted of a conspiracy charge; 1891 member Barcaldine strike committee; 1892 secretary West Queensland General Labourers' Union; 1893 Retired to pastoral life

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Barcoo 5 Mar 1892 20 May 1893 By-election

Additional Information

Sources: Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 29 August 2017]