Patrick Hogan

Policeman, Timber Worker, Produce Merchant, Commercial Agent

Terms served on Council

Title Council From To
Alderman Waterloo 1876 1883
Mayor Waterloo 1877 1878
Mayor Waterloo 1881 1882

Family background

Patrick Hogan was born in County Tipperary in 1835, son of Michael Hogan and Mary Fitzgerald. He immigrated to Sydney in c1861. He married Bridget Kelly in 1863 at Balmain and had one daughter and five sons. He died in 1918. He lived in Raglan Street, Waterloo in 1879.

Occupation & interests

Hogan was a founder of City Mutual Life Assurance Society and its director for nearly 50 years and chairman for 25 years. He was also director of London and Lancashire Insurance Company.

Community activity

As mayor, Hogan laid the foundation stone of Waterloo Town Hall on 20 August 1881. Designed by architects Thornley and Smedley, Waterloo Town Hall was constructed by builders Bretnall and Poulton. Hogan also opened the town hall on 12 August 1882.

Parliamentary service

Patrick Hogan was member of the NSW Legislative Assembly in 1885-95 and was

Local government service

Patrick Hogan was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1876-83. He was mayor in 1877-78 and 1881-82. Hogan resigned 13 March 1883 on account of his removal from the borough.


‘Municipal Nominations’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 4 February 1876, p. 7,

‘Waterloo Town Hall’, Evening News, 22 August 1881, p. 3,

‘Waterloo Town Hall’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 14 August 1882, p. 3,

‘Mr P Hogan JP, Late Mayor of Waterloo’, Freeman’s Journal, 3 March 1883, p. 17,

‘Mr Patrick Hogan, ex MP’, Freeman’s Journal, 1 October 1904, p. 28,

Parliament of New South Wales, Former Members, Mr Patrick Hogan


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