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Francis Patrick Sheehan (OAM)

17 August 1937 (Ballarat, Victoria, Australia)
05 May 2021
Cornelius Joseph, farmer, and Kathleen Veronica O'Donohue

Religion: Catholic

Marital Status: 15 Oct 1966 Rosalie Moroney; 1s. 3d.

St Brendan's Primary School, Dunnstown; St Paul's Technical School, Ballarat; matriculated Ballarat 1968; Trained Trade Instructors Certificate, Dip Tech Ed, Hawthorn State College; Diploma of Rural Business Management, University of Melbourne (Glenormiston Campus) 2002.

At 14 worked on family farm; motor mechanic; youth worker Melbourne and New South Wales four years; national president Young Christian Workers 1964-1966; assembler Ford Motor Co., office-bearer Technical Teachers Association of Victoria; Motor trades instructor, Ballarat School of Mines 1970-1982; Director, Ballarat Young Workers Housing Society; best and fairest award Ballarat Football League and executive member local football clubs.

Motor trades instructor

Australian Labor Party
HouseElectorateStart End
Legislative AssemblyBallarat South3 April 19822 October 1992Seat abolished

*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.
Other seats contested
Ballarat South 1973, 1976, 1979. Ballarat East 1992.

References: Who's Who in Australia 1983; Victorian Parliamentary Handbook; Labor Star Aug 1981; Ballarat Courier 5 Apr 1982. 6 Apr 1983; personal information

Data Source: Browne, G, 'Biographical Register of the Victorian Parliament 1900-84', 1985

Last updated: 19th May 2021