Thomas Edward Byrne was born on 22 October 1890 in Molong, NSW, son of Andrew Byrne and Hannah Kerwick. He married Edith Mary Williams on 15 April 1931 at the Congregational Church, Cleveland Street, Redfern. Byrne died 2 December 1953 in his residence at 38 Kingsclear Road, Alexandria, NSW, aged 63 years and he was buried in the Congregational Section of Northern Suburbs Cemetery. In 1933 Thomas Edward Byrne lived at 26 Phillip Street, Alexandria.
Thomas Edward Byrne was a justice of the peace (JP). Byrne lamented to Waterloo Council in 1925 that Rosebery Racecourse would soon become a thing of the past, swallowed up by development for house sites.
Local government service
Thomas Edward Byrne was an alderman on Waterloo Council in 1920-25 representing the South Ward.
‘Municipal Elections’, The Sydney Morning Herald, 24 January 1920, p. 10, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/15878541
‘Is It Doomed? Rosebery Course’, Evening News, 8 July 1925, p. 4, http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/113928913