Edmund Paul Stanley

Union Official

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman City of Sydney 1909 1910
  • Edmund Paul Stanley (Private family collection)

Family background

Edmund (Paul) Stanley was born in Sydney in 1878, the son of Edmund Paul Stanley and his wife Marian Agnes, nee Tooher. In 1897 he married Adeline Elizabeth (b.1879), the daughter of John and Catherine Quinn, and had a son and two daughters: Elsie Marion, Leonard Austin and Eileen Edna.

Edmund Stanley died in 1947, and was buried alongside his father Edmund Paul Stanley (Snr) (1852-1934) at Woronora Cemetery in Sutherland.

His cousin was Millicent Preston Stanley Vaughan (1883-1955), the first woman elected to NSW parliament in 1925.

Occupation & interests

Edmund Stanley was secretary of the Camperdown Political Labor League (PLL) and President of the Factory Employees Union.

Local government service

Edmund Paul Stanley served as Alderman for Camperdown Ward, 1 December 1909 until 8 March 1910 when he was ousted by the Supreme Court.


Information on Edmund Paul Stanley courtesy Martine Russell.

Daily Telegraph 21 November 1912

Society of Australian Genealogists: AGCI Index


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