Dan Mulcahy

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Dan Mulcahy
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Member of the Australian Parliament
for Lang
In office
15 September 1934 – 13 July 1953
Preceded by Dick Dein
Succeeded by Frank Stewart
Personal details
Born (1882-01-07)7 January 1882
Milltown, Ireland
Died 13 July 1953(1953-07-13) (aged 71)
Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality Irish Australian
Political party Lang Labor (1934–36)
Labor (1936–40)
Lang Labor (1940–41)
Labor (1941–53)
Occupation Publican

Daniel "Dan" Mulcahy (7 January 1882 – 13 July 1953) was an Australian politician. Born in Milltown, Ireland, he was educated at Irish Catholic schools and migrated to Australia as a youth. He became a publican in Sydney and served on both Waterloo Council, including several terms as mayor, and Sydney City Council. In 1934, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the member for Lang, representing the Langite Australian Labor Party (NSW). Mulcahy joined the federal Labor Party when the two parties merged in 1936, but left the ALP for the Australian Labor Party (Non-Communist), another Lang party, in 1940. When this second split was resolved, Mulcahy again joined the federal ALP. He held his seat until his death in Vaucluse in 1953.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ "Daniel Mulcahy". Sydney's Aldermen. City of Sydney. Retrieved 5 November 2016. 
  2. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-06-07. 
  3. ^ "Death Of Mr. D. Mulcahy". Newcastle Morning Herald And Miners' Advocate (23,952). New South Wales, Australia. 14 July 1953. p. 3. Retrieved 16 October 2016 – via National Library of Australia. 
Civic offices
Preceded by
William Wilcocks
Mayor of Waterloo
Succeeded by
Joseph Lynch
Preceded by
Joseph Lynch
Mayor of Waterloo
Succeeded by
Sidney Patrick Rouhan
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Dick Dein
Member for Lang
Succeeded by
Frank Stewart