Thomas Shuldham O'Halloran KC. (1865 – 7 June 1945) was a noted lawyer and Australian rules football administrator in South Australia. He was a grandson of Thomas Shuldham O'Halloran, South Australia's first Police Commissioner.
Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground. Points are scored by kicking the oval-shaped ball between goal posts or between behind posts.
South Australia is a state in the southern central part of Australia. It covers some of the most arid parts of the country. With a total land area of 983,482 square kilometres (379,725 sq mi), it is the fourth-largest of Australia's states and territories by area, and fifth largest by population. It has a total of 1.7 million people, and its population is the second most highly centralised in Australia, after Western Australia, with more than 77 percent of South Australians living in the capital, Adelaide, or its environs. Other population centres in the state are relatively small; Mount Gambier, the second largest centre, has a population of 28,684.
Thomas Shuldham O'Halloran was the first Police Commissioner and first Police Magistrate of South Australia.
O'Halloran was born at O'Halloran Hill, South Australia the eldest son of T. J. S. O'Halloran, SM., and the grandson of his namesake, Major Thomas Shuldham O'Halloran, South Australia's first Police Commissioner. He was educated at St Peter's College and trained as a lawyer, reading his articles with Louis von Doussa at Mount Barker. He was admitted to the bar in 1887 and joined in partnership with O. Mostyn Evan. He next joined the firm of Gordon, Nesbit, and Bright, then in 1896 started his own law office. In 1921 he took in as partner his nephew D. B. Ross, and was made King's Counsel in 1924. He retired in 1931.He acted as solicitor for the Municipal Tramways Trust from its foundation, and was instrumental in draughting various statutes relating to industrial matters, notably the Industrial Code and the Early Closing Act. He was elected president of the Law Society in 1926.
O'Halloran Hill is a suburb in the south of Adelaide, South Australia, situated on the hills south of the O'Halloran Hill Escarpment, which rises from the Adelaide Plains and located 18 km from the city centre via the Main South Road. The suburb is split between the Cities of Marion and Onkaparinga, and it neighbours Happy Valley, Hallett Cove, Trott Park and Darlington.
Saint Peter's College is an independent boys' school in the South Australian capital of Adelaide. Founded in 1847 by members of the Anglican Church of Australia, the school is noted for its history and famous alumni, including three Nobel laureates, forty-two Rhodes scholars and ten Australian State Premiers.
Charles Louis von Doussa, generally referred to as Louis von Doussa, was an Australian lawyer and politician. He was a member of the South Australian House of Assembly for Mount Barker from 1889 to 1902 and a member of the South Australian Legislative Council for the Southern District from 1903 to 1905. He was Attorney-General of South Australia and Minister for Education in the Jenkins government from 1903 to 1904.
O'Halloran was prominent in a number of sports – in his youth he was a keen cricketer, playing for St. Peter's College and was a member of the South Australian team which played the All-England Eleven in 1882. He was a member of the Adelaide Gun Club, and the Adelaide Oval Bowling Club. For 14 years he was president and chairman of the South Australian National Football League. He was elected Life Member of the S.A.N.F.L. and the Australian Football Council.
Adelaide Bowling Club was founded in 1897 and is the oldest bowling club in South Australia.
The South Australian National Football League, or SANFL, is an Australian rules football league based in the Australian state of South Australia. It is also the governing body for the sport of Australian rules football in South Australia.
The International Australian Football Council (IAFC) was a body established in 1995 to govern the sport of Australian rules football internationally. It was established by a small number of amateur football bodies.
He and his wife Helen Ruth O'Halloran (ca.1877 – 22 August 1943) lived at Grove Street, Unley Park. They had no children.
Unley Park is a southern suburb of Adelaide in the City of Unley. Its postcode is 5061.
St Bede's College is an independent Catholic secondary school for boys, in Mentone, a suburb of Melbourne, Australia
Michael Raphael O'Halloran was an Australian politician, representing the South Australian Branch of the Australian Labor Party. He served as Leader of the Opposition in the Parliament of South Australia and also in the Australian Senate. Since his death in 1960, every South Australian Labor leader since then has served as Premier of South Australia.
Sir Richard Arthur Blackburn, was an Australian judge, prominent legal academic and military officer. He became a judge of three courts in Australia, and eventually became chief justice of the Australian Capital Territory. In the 1970s he decided one of Australia's earliest Aboriginal Land rights cases. His service to the Australian legal community is commemorated by the annual Sir Richard Blackburn Memorial lectures in Canberra.
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Geoffrey O'Halloran Giles was an Australian politician. He was born in Adelaide, South Australia, a son of Hew O'Halloran Giles, and Nellie Cosford Giles, née Verco (1901–1965), eldest daughter of Dr. W. A. Verco. They lived at Thorngate, then "Willyama", Medindie and he was educated in Victoria at Geelong Grammar School before returning to South Australia to attend the University of Adelaide and Roseworthy College. He became a grazier and cattle breeder, and served in the military from 1942 to 1945 during World War II.
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Henry Inman (1816–1895) was an English cavalry officer, pioneer of South Australia, founder and first commander of the South Australia Police, overlander and Anglican clergyman.
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Sir Arthur Murray Cudmore CMG FRCS was a leading surgeon and professor at the University of Adelaide in the first half of the 20th century.
Sir Arthur Campbell Rymill was a businessman, solicitor and Lord Mayor of Adelaide, South Australia.
Reginald John Rudall was a lawyer and politician in Gawler, South Australia. His father, Samuel Bruce Rudall, was member for Barossa 1906–1915.
Samuel Bruce Rudall was a lawyer and politician of the State of South Australia.
Griffith Mostyn Evan, generally referred to as G. M. Evan or Mostyn Evan, was a lawyer and sports administrator in South Australia.
The McCallum Medal was an Australian rules football honour awarded from 1947 to 2008 to the fairest and most brilliant player in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) U/17 competition, as judged by field umpires. It was named after Frederick John McCallum, League life member and past Secretary of the Norwood Football Club. From 1939-1941 the award was known as the O'Halloran Medal, named after Thomas Shuldham O'Halloran KC, a former chairman of the League.
William Anstey Giles, generally known as Anstey Giles, was a surgeon and medical administrator in Adelaide, South Australia.