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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Paddy" Patrick Daniel BRENNAN

Born 19 August 1933 in Three Springs, Western Australia [P307]
Son of Patrick Joseph BRENNAN and Stella Mary Agnes REYNOLDS [P307]
His father had migrated from Northern Ireland in 1925 and his mother had been born in Dongara [P307]
Grew up with his parents, two brothers and three sisters in Yandanooka 1933-1942 and then in Three Springs [P307]
Student at the Yandanooka State School in Yandanooka 1939-1942 [P307]
Resided with his parents and siblings in Williamson Street in the Three Springs townsite 1942-1956 [P307]
He and his brother John were enrolled at the Dominican Convent School in Three Springs on 23 November 1942 [98]
Student at the Dominican Convent School in Three Springs 1942-1946 [98] [P307]
Finished his schooling as a student at Christian Brothers College in Geraldton in 1947 and 1948 [P307]
After leaving school at the age of 15 he worked as a farmhand and shearer - much of which work was in Dudawa, East Arrino [P307]
Member of the Three Springs Football Club in 1949 and 1950, and 1960-1970 [P307]
Member of the Arrino Football Club 1951-1959 [P307]
Married Gloria Catherine LYNCH on 1 December 1956 at the Catholic Church in the Perth suburb of Nedlands [P307]
Resided in Mayrhofer Street, Three Springs 1956-1963 [P307]
Grader Driver for the Three Springs Shire Council and later worked for the Talc Mine in Three Springs [P307]
Resided in Perth for six years from 1963 to 1968 and then after having a house built shifted back to Three Springs [P307]
Resided in Touche Street, Three Springs 1968-1997 [P307]
Worked for the Talc Mine in Three Springs until 1972 when he began working as a Machinery Salesman [P307]
Machinery Salesman in the Three Springs, Mingenew and Morawa districts 1972-1983[P307]
Machinery Salesman for John Deere dealership Waltons in Carnamah 1983-1996 [P307]
Member of the Three Springs Bowling Club 1968-1997 [P307]
Justice of the Peace in Three Springs from September 1979, and served on the Three Springs Shire Council in 1996-97 [P307]
After selling their house they left Three Springs in September 1997 and shifted to the Perth suburb of Marangaroo [P307]
Father of Gregory, Catherine, Jan, Patricia, Donna and Maria [P307]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Patrick Daniel Brennan' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 9 December 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/patrick-daniel-brennan  [ sources ]




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