Reginald O'Brien

Reginald Charles O'Brien (23 January 1926 20 April 1999) was an Australian politician. Born in Newcastle, New South Wales, he was educated at technical schools in Sydney before military service. On his return, he was a public servant, and was an official of the Clerks' Union in Queensland. In 1961, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Labor member for Petrie, defeating Liberal minister Alan Hulme. He was defeated by Hulme in 1963. O'Brien died in 1999.[1]

Reginald O'Brien
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Petrie
In office
9 December 1961  30 November 1963
Preceded byAlan Hulme
Succeeded byAlan Hulme
Personal details
Born(1926-01-23)23 January 1926
Newcastle, New South Wales
Died20 April 1999(1999-04-20) (aged 73)
Political partyAustralian Labor Party
OccupationPublic servant


  1. Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 26 July 2008.
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Alan Hulme
Member for Petrie
1961 1963
Succeeded by
Alan Hulme

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