William Grogan

Born
1893
Died
1955
Profession
Hairdresser

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Waterloo 1934 1944
Mayor Waterloo 1941 1942

Family background

William Henry Lawrence Grogan was born 28 September 1893 in Mount Hope, NSW, son of Daniel James Grogan and Margaret Eveline Nicholson. He married Kathleen Margaret McDermott (1889-1968) on 26 January 1916 in Cobar, NSW and there was at least one child (Irene 1917-82). Grogan died on 28 April 1956 in Redfern, NSW, aged 62 years and he was buried in the Roman Catholic Section of Botany Cemetery. He lived at 4 Trevelyn Avenue, Rosebery.

Occupation & interests

Elected a State Labor alderman Grogan had strong links with the union movement. State Labor was socially conservative and anti-communist.

Local government service

William Henry Grogan was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1934-44. He was mayor in 1941-42.

References

‘Municipal and Shire Nominations’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 21 November 1934, p. 18, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/17127523

Citation

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