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Roberts, James Henry Cecil (Cecil)

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Birth Date: 1 June 1877 (London, England)

Death Date: 14 September 1961 (Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Dr Edwin Roberts and Eliza (nee Taylor)

Family: Florence Alice Blackwell in Sydney on 27 March 1901, 2 sons

Education: Educated privately and attended Toowoomba Grammar School; Hawkesbury Agricultural College, 1896-1898

Religion: Church of England

Career

Farmer at 'Croxley' Kingsthorpe, Toowoomba, 1898. By 1920, extended to 3500 acres; Founder, Darling Downs Farmers' Union, 1911; President, Queensland Farmers' Union, 1912-1919; Director, Downs Co-operative Dairy Farmers' Association, 1931-1941


Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly CPNP Pittsworth 9 Oct 1920 11 May 1923

Additional Information

Notes: Committee member, Oakey Agricultural Society and Royal Agricultural Society

Sources: Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)