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John Daniel Moloney


Birth
Date: 10 May 1885
Place: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Arrival in WA
To WA circa 1897
Parents
Son of Frank Moloney, mason and contractor, and Margaret Sullivan
Marriage and Family
Married circa 1925 to Ellen Louise
No children
Death
Date: 14 March 1942
Place: Leighton Railway Crossing (struck by train)
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery, Western Australia
Religion
Catholic
Education
Educated Victoria and WA
Occupation
Bricklayer, builder and manager
Employment History
Bricklayer by trade, foreman on public and commercial buildings
Enlisted in Australian Imperial Force 8 September 1914; served in Gallipoli and France in No. 3 Section Field Engineers—Corporal
Builder living in Newcastle Street, Perth 1923–1927
Supervisor for Public Works Department after leaving Parliament
House
MLA
Party
Labor
Member Executive Metropolitan Council of the Australian Labor Party (ALP)
Member ALP Propaganda Committee 1934
Representative Coastal Co-operative Bricklayers at ALP Conference
Date Elected
8 April 1933
Inaugural Speech
Inaugural Video
Speeches
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Year Retired/Resigned
1936
Electorate
Subiaco
Parliamentary Service
State

Electorates
  • MLA Subiaco 8 April 1933–15 February 1936
  • Contested Subiaco 15 February 1936
Committees
  • Member Select Committee on the Purchasers’ Protection Bill 1933
Commonwealth

Electorates
Contested Perth (House of Representatives) 19 December 1931
Background/Membership
Wounded in France 25 September 1917, briefly invalided out
Discharged 25 April 1919
President Bricklayers’ Union 1930s
References
D Black and G Bolton, eds, Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume two 1930-2010, Western Australian Parliamentary History Project, Perth, WA, 2011, p. 184.
West Australian, 10 April 1933, 16 March 1942.