John Hoolan (1842 – 12 October 1918) was an Australian politician.[1] He was the Labour member for Burke in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 1890 to 1894 and from 1896 to 1899.[2]

John Hoolan
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Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Burke
In office
9 August 1890 – 12 March 1894
Serving with William Hodgkinson
Preceded byErnest Hunter
Succeeded byThomas Glassey
In office
4 April 1896 – 18 March 1899
Preceded byThomas Glassey
Succeeded byWilliam Maxwell
Personal details
Born
John Hoolan

1842
Tipperary, Ireland
Died(1918-10-12)12 October 1918
Townsville, Queensland
Resting placeToowong Cemetery?
NationalityIrish
Political partyLabour Party
Spouse(s)Ellen Lawlor (m.1871 d.1922)
OccupationJournalist, Carpenter, Gold Miner

Hoolan died in 1918 in Townsville, Qld. and was buried in Toowong Cemetery.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ MacLysaght, E. (1982). More Irish families. Irish Acad. Press. p. 132. ISBN 978-0-7165-0126-8. Retrieved 14 September 2018. ... There was a remarkable character born in Tipperary called John "Plumper" Hoolan (1842–1918) an Australian pioneer and Labour ...
  2. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 3 February 2015.
  3. ^ Hoolan John Archived 12 August 2014 at the Wayback Machine — Brisbane City Council Grave Location Search. Retrieved 10 August 2014.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Ernest Hunter
Member for Burke
1890–1894
Served alongside: William Hodgkinson
Succeeded by
Thomas Glassey
Preceded by
Thomas Glassey
Member for Burke
1896–1899
Succeeded by
William Maxwell