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Holman, William Arthur (1871 - 1934) Premier NSW

Journal by marlin1945

This lad was born in St Pancras London UK.
Can anyone give me data on his grandparents ?
His history is listed in http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090346b.htm
We could be related as my mob came from St. Pancras

Holman, William Arthur (1871 - 1934)
Birth:
4 August 1871, Pancras, London, England
Death:
5 June 1934, Gordon, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Cultural Heritage:
English
Religious Influence:
Anglican
Occupation:
barrister
cabinetmaker
labour politician
liberal/conservative politician
Member of Lower House
premier
pro-conscriptionist

Politician - State - NSW (MLA or MLC) Born: 1871 London, England. Died: 1934. Born in London, Holman arrived Australia in 1888. He joined the Labor Electoral League in 1891 and became Secretary of the Railways and Tramways Employees Union in 1893, representing the union on the Trades and Labor Council. He briefly worked as an organiser for the Australian Workers Union from 1896-1898. Holman studied law and was admitted to the Bar in 1903 and focused his political energies at the state level in New South Wales. Acting Premier of New South Wales for some time, Holman took over from McGowen in 1913 and remained Premier until he was expelled from the Labor party in 1916 over the conscription debate.

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on 2009-01-19 02:39:35

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