Hugh Vincent McConville was born 18 July 1898 at Waterloo, NSW, the son of Alexander McConville and wife Rebecca. He married Mary Kaveneh (1906-91) on 23 May 1929 at Redfern, NSW, and they had one son and two daughters. McConville died at Randwick, NSW, on 9 January 1993, aged 94 years; and was buried at Rookwood Cemetery in the Catholic section. He lived at 48 Victoria Street, Alexandria.
Occupation & interests
As a Labor representative on Alexandria Council, McConville was explicitly anti-Communist, socially conservative with close links with the trade union movement.
Local government service
Hugh McConville was an alderman on the Alexandria Council 1938-48 representing the Beaconsfield Ward. He served as mayor in 1944.
Suburban Municipalities’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 6 December 1937, p. 8, https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/17439948
‘Mayors Elected’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 28 December 1943, p. 3, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article17879768