Joe Fitzgerald (politician)

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Joe Fitzgerald
Joseph Francis Fitzgerald.jpg
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Phillip
In office
10 December 1949 – 10 December 1955
Preceded by New seat
Succeeded by William Aston
Senator for New South Wales
In office
1 July 1962 – 11 April 1974
Personal details
Born (1912-02-06)6 February 1912
Sydney, New South Wales
Died 1 November 1985(1985-11-01) (aged 73)
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Occupation Public servant

Joseph Francis "Joe" Fitzgerald (6 February 1912 – 1 November 1985) was an Australian politician. Born in Sydney, he attended Catholic schools before becoming a public servant with the Department of Social Services. In 1949, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Labor member for Phillip. He held the seat until his defeat in 1955. In 1961, he was elected to the Senate, where he remained until 1974. Fitzgerald died in 1985.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 20 July 2007. Retrieved 2008-06-07. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
New seat
Member for Phillip
1949 – 1955
Succeeded by
William Aston