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Douglas, Henry Alexander Cecil

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Birth Date: 8 April 1879 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 30 August 1952 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: John Douglas and Sarah (nee Hickey)

Family: (2) Catherine Cecilia Beirne, 2 sons, 2 daughters, (1) Flora Mabel Macdonald on 28 April 1910

Education: Brisbane; Fort Augustus College, Inverness, Scotland, 1891-1894

Religion: Roman Catholic

Relationship to Politician: Son of John Douglas (Premier, 1877-1879) and grandfather of Dr Alex Douglas (MP for Gaven, 2006 and 2009-2015 )


Clerk, Burns Philp & Co.; Partner, Rowden & Douglas; Partner, Eliott, Donaldson & Douglas; Solicitor, 1910

Local Government Service: Member, Torres Strait Shire Council and Chairman, 1904

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Cook 18 May 1907 5 Feb 1908
Assembly OPP Cook 5 Feb 1908 2 Oct 1909
Assembly IND Cook 2 Oct 1909 26 Apr 1912
Assembly MIN Cook 27 Apr 1912 22 May 1915

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Minister without Office 6 Apr 1915 1 Jun 1915

Additional Information

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 97321; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Hughes, Colin A and BD Graham, Voting for the Queensland Legislative Assembly 1890-1964, (Canberra: ANU, Department of Political Science, 1974)