DEATH OF MR. P. HALLY CONCILIATION COUNCILS ORIGINAL COMMISSIONER EARLY UNION OFFICIAL The death of Mr. Patrick Hally, one of the three original conciliation commissioners, occurred in Auckland yesterday at the age of 72, after an illness which lasted several weeks.
Born and educated in Dunedin, Mr. Hally as a young man showed a keen - interest in industrial matters. In 1890' he became president of the Boot Trade Union, three years afterwards he was elected president of the Dunedin Tailor*.• esses' Union, and he was a member * of the first Conciliation Board of Otago - and Southland. In 1904 he was appointed inspector of factories.
Mr. Hally was one of three concilia- . tion commissioners appointed under the Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Act of 1908, the other two being . Messrs. T. Harle-Giles and J. R.-'-Triggs, both of whom predeceased him.;, f Mr. Hally began his duties in, 1909, , and, excepting a period from 1916 to 1922, when he was a member of the Board of Trade, he continued in that.; capacity up to the time of his retire-. , ment on September I' 3, 1936. U Mr. Hally earned the respect of all I parties because of his sound judgments and wise counsel. It was frequently said of him that he had a marked faculty.. for bringing opposing parties together;and helping them to _ their J differences. He is survived by his wife ; and two sons, another son having been killed in the Great War. Requiem Mass will be celebrated at„ St. John's Church, Parnell, at 9 a.m.' to-morrow, before the funeral at Waikaraka Cemetery.
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LONG SERVICE, New Zealand Herald, Volume LXXV, Issue 23096, 22 July 1938
LONG SERVICE New Zealand Herald, Volume LXXV, Issue 23096, 22 July 1938
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