Alex Finlay

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Alex Finlay
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Senator for South Australia
In office
1 July 1944 – 30 June 1953
Personal details
Born (1887-11-14)14 November 1887
Melbourne, Victoria
Died 2 March 1963(1963-03-02) (aged 75)
Political party Labor

Alexander "Alex" Finlay (14 November 1887 – 2 March 1963) was an Australian politician. Born in Melbourne, he moved to South Australia as a child and received a primary education in Adelaide. He became a carriage painter, and an organiser with the Coachbuilders' Union. After serving in the military 1914-1918, he was federal President of the Vehicle Builders' Union (successor to the Coachbuilders' Union). In 1943, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Labor Senator for South Australia. He held the seat until his retirement in 1953. Finlay died in 1963.[1]


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-11-23.