Frank Kirwan

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Frank Kirwan
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Forrest
In office
25 October 1969 – 2 December 1972
Preceded by Gordon Freeth
Succeeded by Peter Drummond
Personal details
Born (1937-10-23)23 October 1937
Norseman, Western Australia
Died 28 October 1976(1976-10-28) (aged 39)
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Occupation Electrician

Frank McLeod Kirwan (23 October 1937 – 28 October 1976) was an Australian politician. Born in Norseman, Western Australia, he was educated at state schools and the School of Mines in Norseman, Western Australia, after which he became an electrical fitter. He was an official with the Electrical Trades Union and was also a Methodist minister. In 1969, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Labor member for Forrest, defeating Liberal minister Gordon Freeth. He held the seat until his defeat in 1972. Kirwan died in 1976.[1]


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 20 July 2007. Retrieved 2008-07-30. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Gordon Freeth
Member for Forrest
Succeeded by
Peter Drummond