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Dunstan, William John

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Birth Date: 13 October 1873 (El Dorado, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia)

Death Date: 13 September 1930 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Ralph Henry Dunstan and Bridget (nee Morrissey)

Religion: Church of England

Career

Rural labourer; Miner, NSW, Qld, SA and WA; Arbitration Court judge, 1925; Member, Board of Trade and Arbitration

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) Member, Queensland Central Executive , 1916 - 1918
  2. (ALP) Member, Queensland Central Executive, 1920 - 1926


Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Council ALP Legislative Council 19 Feb 1920 15 Jun 1921
Council ALP Legislative Council 15 Aug 1921 23 Mar 1922 Council Abolished

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Australian Workers Union, 1892

Sources: Image sourced from Queensland Industrial Gaxette, supplement, November 1925; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Crouchley, Betty and H J Gibbney, 'Dunstan, William John (1873-1930)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, V.8, Melbourne University Press, 1981, pp 382-383