Charles McHugh (politician)

Charles Stephen McHugh (23 April 1887 – 24 July 1927) was an Australian politician. Born in South Australia, he was educated at Catholic schools before becoming a clerk and an official with the Australian Workers' Union. He served on Thebarton Town Council before being elected to the Australian Senate in 1922 as a Labor Senator for South Australia. He held the seat until his death in 1927; Nationalist John Verran was appointed as his replacement.[1]

Charles McHugh
Senator for South Australia
In office
1 July 1923 – 24 July 1927
Succeeded by John Verran
Personal details
Born 23 April 1887
Adelaide, South Australia
Died 24 July 1927 (aged 40)
Launceston, Tasmania
Nationality Australian
Political party Labor
Doreen Monica Hogan (m. 19231927)
Occupation Clerk


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-11-23.

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