Patrick (John) Hogan

Shipping And Commission 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 c1840 in County Limerick, Ireland, son of Michael Hogan and Mary. He married Mary Kennedy in 1854 at St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney. Patrick Hogan died on 27 May 1889 at Woolloomooloo, NSW, aged 49 years and he was buried in the Old Catholic Mortuary of Rookwood Cemetery. He lived in Raglan Street, Waterloo (1879)

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.

Local government service

John 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


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