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Madsen, Hon Otto Ottosen

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Birth Date: 8 December 1904 (Warwick, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 3 August 1963 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Mads Madsen and Christine (nee Ottosen)

Family: Nellie Inis Evans on 11 September 1924, 2 sons, 2 daughters

Education: Tannymorel State School; Warwick State High School; Warwick Technical College

Religion: Church of England


Dairy farmer,Tannymorel, Killarney and Yangan; Employee, Tannymorel Coal Mining Co. from 1924 to 1925; Director, Queensland Co-operative Cold Stores Federation; Director, Killarney Co-operative Dairy Association

Local Government Service: Councillor, Glengallan Shire since 1942

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly CP Warwick 3 May 1947 3 Aug 1963 Died in office

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Minister for Agriculture and Forestry 9 Jun 1960 14 Jun 1963
Minister for Public Lands and Irrigation 9 Jun 1960 16 Jun 1960
Minister for Agriculture and Stock 12 Aug 1957 9 Jun 1960

Additional Information

Notes: President, Dairymen's Organisation and Eastern Downs District Council; Deputy State President and Queensland Representative, Australian Dairy Farmers Federation; Member, Queensland Butter Marketing Board; Member and former executive member, Queensland Council of Agriculture; Member: Queensland Butter Marketing Board; Australian Dairy Produce Board; Australian Dairy Industry Council; and National Farmers Union

Sources: Image sourced from C Lack, Three decades of Queensland Political history, 1929-1960

[Last Modified: Monday, 14 August 2017]