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Tom Uren

Australian politician

Thomas "Tom" Uren (28 May 1921 – 26 January 2015) was an Australian politician and former boxer. He was Deputy Leader of the Australian Labor Party. He helped create the heritage and conservation movement in Australia. Uren was a member of the House of Representatives for Reid serving from 1955 through 1990.


Tom Uren
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Reid
In office
22 November 1958 – 19 February 1990
Preceded byCharles Morgan
Succeeded byLaurie Ferguson
Personal details
Born(1921-05-28)28 May 1921
Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died26 January 2015(2015-01-26) (aged 93)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
NationalityAustralian
Political partyAustralian Labor Party
Spouse(s)Patricia
OccupationBoxer, soldier

BooksEdit

  • Uren, Tom (1995). Straight Left. Random House Australia,. ISBN 0-09-182998-4.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)