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Henry Walter (Harry) Hogan (1912–1977)

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Henry Walter (Harry) Hogan (1912-1977) labourer, stevedore and trade union official

Birth: 1912 at Sydney, New South Wales, son of native-born Thomas William Hogan (1887-1953), who served at sea and later on the waterfront, and Violet Eliza, née Roberts, late Ciurliza (1885-1953). Marriages: (1) reputedly in 1932 at Sydney to Sydney-born Edna Elizabeth Sykes (1915-1973). They had one son. The marriage ended in divorce. (2) 9 January 1954 at the District Registrar’s Office, Petersham, to Sydney-born Mary Monica (Bonnie) McAnulty (1913-1983), textile worker. Death: 16 July 1977 in his home at Dee Why Parade, Dee Why, Sydney. Religion: Anglican. 

  • Merchant Taylors College, England.
  • Member, Waterside Workers’ Federation from 1937 to about 1950.
  • Joined Australian Foremen Stevedores’ Association (AFSA), 1951. President, NSW branch from 1957 to 1967. Federal President. State secretary, NSW branch 1967.
  • Cause of death: myocardial infarct and coronary arteriosclerosis.

Labor Year Book, 1973; Foremen Stevedores Review, September 1977, p 5, February/March 1978, p 11.

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Life Summary [details]


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


16 July, 1977 (aged ~ 65)
Dee Why, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

heart disease

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