Thomas Dummersal Armfield

Armfield, Thomas Dummersal (1851-1931)

B. Suffolk England, 1851; s. of George , farmer, and Rachel Louie nee White; M. Margaret Theresa Campbell, 1s 2d. D. 21 April 1931, Kogarah NSW; bur Northern Suburbs. C of E.

Coachsmith and politician. Arrived S. A. c 1852; 1864 Melbourne coachsmith; 1879 formed Coachmakers’ Union; pres. Sec and delegate; 1885-89 Vic. Country wanderer; 1889 arrived NSW; Secretary of Sydney branch of Coachbuilders Union, 1904 occupied presidential chair of Sydney Trades and Labor Council. 1912 arrived Bundaberg; Pres Workers’ Political Organisation, Bundaberg ;

ALP MLA, Qld, Musgrave 22 May 1915-9 Oct. 1920 contested E. Toowoomba 1923, Buranda 1920..1926 returned to Sydney.

Waterson; AW, 29 April 1931

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