Joseph O'Carroll

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Joe O'Carroll
Personal information
Full name Joseph Patrick O'Carroll
Date of birth (1891-03-21)21 March 1891
Place of birth Enoggera, Queensland
Date of death 9 June 1965(1965-06-09) (aged 74)
Place of death Preston, Victoria
Original team(s) Parade College[1]
Height 169 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 61 kg (134 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1920 Melbourne 3 (2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1920.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Joseph Patrick O’Carroll (21 March 1891 – 9 June 1965) was an Australian politician who was a Member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly for the Electoral district of Clifton Hill representing the Labor Party from 1949–1955 and the Australian Labor Party (Anti-Communist) (Democratic Labor Party) from March–April 1955.[2][3][4]

He also was an Australian rules footballer who played with Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).[5][6]


  1. ^ "Known VFL/AFL senior footballers ex-Parade College" (PDF). Old Paradians. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 October 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  2. ^ Robert Murray (1970), The Split, F.W. Cheshire, Melbourne.
  3. ^ "re-member - Parliament of Victoria". Archived from the original on 23 August 2006.
  4. ^ Ainsley Symons (2012), 'Democratic Labor Party members in the Victorian Parliament of 1955-1958,' in Recorder (Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, Melbourne Branch) No. 275, November, Pages 4-5.
  5. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2009). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (8th ed.). Seaford, Victoria: BAS Publishing. p. 666. ISBN 978-1-921496-00-4.
  6. ^ "News of the Day: Surprise". The Age. 20 August 1952.

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Victorian Legislative Assembly
Preceded by Member for Clifton Hill
District abolished