Biographical entry Trenwith, William A. (c. 1846 - 1925)
- c. 15 July 1846
- 26 July 1925
- Trade Union - Official, Politician - Federal - SEN and Politician - State - Vic (MLA or MLC)
William A. Trenwith was another prominent unionist, founder of the Operative Bootmakers' Union in 1879 and elected a Life Governor of the Homeopathic Hospital in 1886, the year he also became President of the Trades Hall Council. Trenwith was a consistent advocate of labour's political representation, a member of the Legislative Assembly from 1889 to 1903, and later elected to the Senate.
Ross G. Elford
Created: 4 October 2001, Last modified: 18 October 2001