William Conelan

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William Conelan
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Electoral table and supporters for Conelan at the 1939 by-election
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Griffith
In office
20 May 1939 – 10 December 1949
Preceded by Frank Baker
Succeeded by Doug Berry
Personal details
Born (1895-12-23)23 December 1895
Wadmaninga, South Australia
Died 28 February 1983(1983-02-28) (aged 87)
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Occupation Draper

William Patrick Conelan (23 December 1895 – 28 February 1983) was an Australian politician. Born in Wadmaninga, South Australia, he received a primary education before becoming a tailor's cutter and draper. He was involved in local politics as a member of Brisbane City Council, having moved from South Australia to Queensland. At the 1939 by-election, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Labor member for Griffith. He held the seat until his defeat in 1949. Conelan died in 1983.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-07-13. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Francis Baker
Member for Griffith
1939–1949
Succeeded by
Doug Berry