Sid O'Flaherty

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Sid O'Flaherty
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Senator for South Australia
In office
1 July 1944 – 30 June 1962
Personal details
Born (1886-07-12)12 July 1886
Silverton, South Australia
Died 18 November 1967(1967-11-18) (aged 81)
Political party Labor

Sidney Wainman "Sid" O'Flaherty (2 July 1886 – 18 November 1967) was an Australian politician. Born in Silverton, South Australia, he was educated at the Adelaide School of Mines before becoming an architect and accountant, and later a secretary with the Miscellaneous Workers' Union. In 1918, he was elected to the South Australian House of Assembly as the Labor member for Murray, serving until 1921. In 1943 he became President of the South Australian Labor Party, but later that year he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Labor Senator for South Australia. He held the seat until his retirement in 1961. O'Flaherty died in 1967.[1]


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-11-23.