Robert Howe (Australian politician)


Robert Howe (Australian politician)

Robert Howe (1861 – 2 April 1915) was an Australian politician. Born in Newcastle in England, he received a primary education and migrated to Australia in 1882, where he became a patternmaker and engineer. An official with the Engineers' Union, he rose to become Secretary-General of the Labor Federation of Australia. In 1910, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Labor member for Dalley, defeating the sitting MP, William Wilks. He held the seat until his death in 1915.cite web|last=Carr|first=Adam|title=Australian Election Archive|work=Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive|url=http://psephos.adam-carr.net/countries/a/australia|year=2008|accessdate=2008-06-06]

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NAME = Howe, Robert
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SHORT DESCRIPTION = Australian politician
DATE OF BIRTH = 1861
PLACE OF BIRTH = Newcastle upon Tyne, England
DATE OF DEATH = 2 April 1915
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