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Albert Blakey

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Nationality  Australian

Occupation  Clerk
Name  Albert Blakey
Albert Blakey
Born  9 November 1879 Balmoral, Victoria (1879-11-09)
Died  4 July 1935(1935-07-04) (aged 55) Mooroopna, Victoria

Political party  Australian Labor Party

Albert Edward Howarth Blakey (9 November 1879 – 4 July 1935) was an Australian politician. Born in Balmoral, Victoria, he received a primary education before becoming a clerk, and an official with the Clerks' Union. Blakely also served as secretary of the Hamilton branch of the ALP and a member of the board of directors of the Australian Natives' Association. In 1906 he served as a member of the central executive of the Victorian ALP.

In 1910, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Labor Senator for Victoria. He was defeated in 1917, and died in Mooroopna in 1935 after a long illness.

The Age called him a good platform speaker and referred to his genial personality.

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