History Resources - Members of Parliament

Michael Ignatius O'Keefe

Michael Ignatius O'Keefe

Surname: O'KEEFE

Given Names: Michael Ignatius

Title and Honours: Mr, JP


Date and Place of Birth: 28 September 1864 - Westbury, Tasmania

Date of Death: 2 October 1926 - Beaconsfield, Tasmania




House of Assembly: 30 April 1912

Electorate: Wilmot (Lyons)

Party: ALP

Positions Held: Speaker 28 July 1925 to 2 October 1926

Date of Departure: 2 October 1926

Reason for Departure: Died in office.


Killed in railway accident which also injured Premier J.A. Lyons.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 325

House of Assembly Long Room Picture Number indicates each Member's position in the photographic record.

Source: Parliament of Tasmania Members Biographical Database, Tasmanian Parliamentary Library.

Additional Reference Material:

A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics, 1890-1964 [by] Colin A. Hughes and B. D. Graham. Canberra, ANU Press, 1968. Biographical Register of the Tasmanian Parliament, 1851-1960 / Scott Bennett and Barbara Bennett. Canberra : ANU, 1980.