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Burrows, John

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Birth Date: 16 October 1864 (Clunes, Victoria, Australia)

Death Date: 3 February 1925 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Nicholas Burrows and Elizabeth Jane (nee Pollard)

Family: Georgina Bluett on 10 June 1895, 1 daughter

Education: Clunes State School

Religion: Methodist


Whipboy in mines, Charters Towers, from 1877; Apprentice printer; Compositor and journalist, Charters Towers, 1888-1892; Proprietor, 'Charters Towers Eagle', 1893-1901; Editor, 'Trinity Times', Cairns 1907-1913; Manager, 'The Cairns Times', 1913; Court shorthand writer, Brisbane, 1920-1925

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Charters Towers 6 Jul 1901 18 May 1907 By-election

Additional Information

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