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Daniel Michael (Dan) Clyne (1879–1965)

Daniel Michael (Dan) Clyne

Daniel Michael Clyne (1879-1965), NSW Labor politician and unionist, was born in Wyagdon NSW on 28 December 1879, the sixth child of Daniel Clyne Snr and Eliza Lynch. Daniel and Eliza had both emigrated separately to Australia from Ireland in the 1860s and eventually settled in Wyagdon, where they farmed wheat and corn.[1] Ben Chifley, future Australian prime minister, lived on a farm close to the Clynes with his grandfather Patrick Chifley. The Chifleys and Clynes were great friends, and the children...

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