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Walker, James Ernest

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Birth Date: 1869 (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)

Death Date: 9 November 1939 (Ipswich, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Joseph Walker and Harriet (nee Ives)

Family: Vera Bridson Cribb on 27 September 1905 in Ipswich, 3 sons, 1 daughter

Education: Scots College, Ballarat; University of Sydney; Honors in Bachelor of the Arts, 1894; Honors in Bachelor of Laws, 1896

Religion: Congregationalist


Clerk in Australian Joint Stock Bank, Ipswich; Founded legal and real estate firm, Walker and Walker, 1901; Director, Ipswich Woolen Co.; Director, South British Insurance Co. Brisbane; Director, Medical and Surgical Requisites Ltd.

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly CPNP Ipswich 11 May 1929 11 Jun 1932

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Ipswich Hospital Board; Trustee, Ipswich Girls' Grammar School; Member, Ipswich Technology College Committee; Rotarian; Freemason

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg:51118; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)