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Pat Hickey (politician)
New Zealand politician

Pat Hickey (politician)

Pat Hickey (politician)
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Intro New Zealand politician
Was Activist Politician Trade unionist
From New Zealand
Field Activism Politics
Gender male
Birth 19 January 1882
Death 25 January 1930 (aged 48 years)
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Patrick Hodgens (Pat) Hickey (19 January 1882 – 25 January 1930) was a New Zealand trade unionist.

Blackball 1908

Born at Waimea South, near Nelson in 1882. Hickey rose to prominence as Secretary of the New Zealand Federation of Miners and a leader in the Blackball Miners' Union in 1908. He stood as a Socialist candidate for Ohinemuri in the 1911 general election against Hugh Poland and was Secretary of the United Federation of Labour in 1913.


In 1915, Hickey was the organizer for the Queensland Railways Union and opposed conscription during World War I. He became President of the Melbourne Labor Party in 1926 and was selected for the safe seat of Dandenong, Victoria in 1930 but died in the same year before the election. Hickey was only 48 years old.

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