Frank Condon

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Hon.
Francis Joseph (Frank) Condon
CMG, MLC
Born 3 December 1884
Died 15 July 1961
Monuments Listed, Workers' Memorial


Life

Legacy

External links

Sources

Port Adelaide Library:

South Side

Frank was born at Burra

He was a:

  • Councillor for the City of Port Adelaide 1918-1930
  • Secretary, then Federal President and advocate of the Federated Millers and Mill Employees (Portonian)
  • Honourable Secretary of the Trades and Labor Council for ten years – 1 term as president. (Portonian)
  • Member of the Legislative Council for Central District No 1 which includes Port Adelaide from 1928-1961
  • Member of the Public works Standing Committee for 31 years
  • Vice President of the United Labor Party (Portonian)

Frank was awarded a CMG (Order of St Michael, St George) in 1954

He was one of 3 members appointed on the Food Prices Commission, who represented the workers, during the war and drought in 1915 (Portonian) and served on the shortage of labor commission (Portonian).

As Leader of the Opposition in the Council he was distinguished by his unswerving devotion to his political cause and the moderation by which he expressed his views.

Flags were flown at half mast on most Government buildings during his State funeral to Cheltenham Cemetery on July 15 1961

Mr. Frank Condon dies at 76 The Advertiser

Contemporary press clippings: