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Joe O'Connor : 25-January-2011

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A park commemorates Joe O`Connor, an Alderman of Yass for 41 years during which he served for 5 years as Mayor.


Address:Yass Valley Way, Joe O`Connor Park, Yass, 2582
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.83625
Long: 148.906233
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local


Front Inscription

E. J. (Joe) O`Connor

Born 12th June 1904 Died 27th October 1984

Mayor Yass 1937-1939, 1969, 1971.  Alderman Council of the Municpalityof Yass 41 years 1933 - 1974 excluding war service (A.I.F.) World War II.

Council delegate Burrinjuck County Council 4 years

Council delegate Southern Tablelands County Council 12 years

Member Borad of Directors Yass District Hospital 1937 - 1975 38 years.

Chairman Yass District Hospital 1959 - 1975

Awarded M.B.E. 1971

Yass distributor Caltex Oil Co. 50 years 1934 - 1984

Source: MA
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