|Senator for South Australia|
16 December 1922 – 30 June 1935
|Preceded by||Edward Vardon|
22 November 1874|
Alberton, South Australia
|Died||25 January 1962(aged 87)|
Albert Alfred "Bert" Hoare (22 November 1874 – 25 January 1962) was a South Australian politician.
Born in Alberton, South Australia, he was educated at Port Adelaide and Mount Barker state schools. He worked as a farm labourer at Boolcunda East, near Quorn for sixteen years, and worked as shearer for 20 years. He was employed, perhaps as a storeman, at the Government workshops in Glanville, before running his own dairy farm. He returned to Government service at the Islington Railway Workshops of the South Australian Railways.
In 1921 he contested the South Australian House of Assembly seat of Murray, but was unsuccessful. In 1922 he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Labor Senator for South Australia, succeeding Liberal Edward Vardon. He held the seat until his defeat in 1934. In 1944, he returned to politics as a Labor member of the South Australian Legislative Council, serving until 1956.
He was a prominent member of the Australian Natives' Association, a member of the Labor Party's Port Adelaide electorate committee and President of the Port Adelaide Workers' Educational Association.
- "Ex-Shearer Upholds Men". The Mail. Adelaide. 1 November 1947. p. 6. Retrieved 28 November 2014 – via National Library of Australia.
- "Senator Hoare". Daily Herald. Adelaide. 6 January 1923. p. 2. Retrieved 28 November 2014 – via National Library of Australia.
- Other Labor politicians who worked at Islington were Reg Bishop, John Cooke, Tom Gluyas and Ern Klauer.
- Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-11-23.
- "Family Notices". The Advertiser. Adelaide. 18 April 1953. p. 24. Retrieved 28 November 2014 – via National Library of Australia.
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