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Alan William McNamara (1900–1955)

The death took place at Eastwood on Thursday last of Mr. Alan William Mc-Namara, M.L.C., at the age of 54. He leaves a widow (nee Miss Molly Post, formerly of Muswellbrook), and two sons, Peter and Paul. He was president and industrial officer of the New South Wales branch of the Australian Workers' Union. At the time of his appointment to the Legislative Council in 1931 he was secretary of the United Laborers Union. He was a member of the State executive of the A.L.P. in the thirties.

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  • profile, Sun (Sydney), 15 April 1935, p 17

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'McNamara, Alan William (1900–1955)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 18 June 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


29 December, 1900
Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


5 May, 1955 (aged 54)
Eastwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

cancer (mediastinal)

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

Key Organisations
Political Activism