Tommy Ryan and the Birth of LaborPatrick Comben
A political biography of Thomas Joseph (Tommy) Ryan, and the beginnings of the Australian Labor Party during the 'Shearer's War' in Queensland in the early 1890s. This was the first Labor/Labour party in the world. Tommy Ryan's parliamentary career was short-lived, and he returned to shearing. The details of his death and final resting place are a mystery.
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