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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 time he served for 5 years as Mayor.

Location

Address:Laidlaw Street (Yass Valley Way), Joe O`Connor Park, Yass, 2582
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.83625
Long: 148.906233
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Local

Dedication

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 Municipality Of 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 Board 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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