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Sir Thomas Hughes (1863 - 1930)


Biographical Note

Sir Thomas Hughes (1863-1930), solicitor, parliamentarian and Lord Mayor of Sydney, was born at Sydney, third son of John Hughes and his wife Susan, nee Sharkey. He was educated in London and after his return to Sydney was articled to T.M. Slattery in 1882 and admitted as a solicitor in 1887 at which time he joined his brother John Francis Hughes in the firm of Hughes and Hughes. Hughes was an alderman on the Sydney Municipal Council (1898-1912) and was mayor and first Lord Mayor (1902-1903,1907-1908).

Hughes was a nominated member of the NSW Legislative Council (1908-1930). [ref:ADB 9]




 Hughes family - papers, 1875-1951


Hughes, Thomas, 1863 - 1930

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MLMSS 1222

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Liberal Party of Australia


Member of Legislative Council 1908-1930
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