Joseph Bede Lynch

Born
1881
Died
1953
Profession
Agent

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Waterloo 1923 1937
Alderman Waterloo 1942 1944
Mayor Waterloo 1929 1929
Mayor Waterloo 1934 1936

Family background

Joseph Bede Lynch was born on 27 December 1881 in Woolloomooloo, NSW, son of Joseph Bede Lynch and Mary Jane Lupton. He married Alice Anne Darcy on 8 January 1915 in Paddington, NSW; there were 2 daughters. Joseph Bede Lynch died on 11 May 1953 at his residence 27 Dalmeny Avenue, Rosebery, NSW, aged 71 years and he was buried in the Roman Catholic Section of Rookwood Cemetery. He lived at 27 Palmer Street, Rosebery (1930).

Occupation & interests

Lynch was preselected as a Labor candidate for Waterloo. There was little difference between Official Labor and Lang Labor. Both were explicitly anti-conservative and with strong links with the union movement.

Local government service

Joseph Bede Lynch was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1923-1937 and 1942-44.He was mayor in 1929 and 1934-36.

References

‘Municipal Elections’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 4 December 1922, p. 10, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/16049491

Citation

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