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Inch, Alexander James (Alec)

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Birth Date: 23 October 1915 (Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 3 July 1994 (Townsville, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Alexander William Inch and Elizabeth Genevieve (nee Lacey)

Family: Rita Alice Morgans on 17 December 1938, 1 son

Education: St Columbus Primary School; Mount Carmel Christian Brothers; State high and intermediate schools, Charters Towers

Religion: Roman Catholic


1st class electrical and general winding-engine driver, Mount Isa mines, 1950 to 1960; 1st class engine driver, Innisfail, early 1940s; Employed in the pastoral industry and in railway maintenance occupations during the Depression years

Party Positions:

  1. (ALP) President, Mount Isa Branch, 1955 - 1960

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Burke 28 May 1960 27 May 1972
Assembly ALP Mount Isa 27 May 1972 7 Dec 1974 Did not contest

Additional Information

Notes: Representative, Federated Engine Drivers and Firemen's Association at Mourilyan sugar mill, Innisfail, 1945 to 1950; President and Secretary, Mount Isa Sub-Branch, FEDA, 1951 to 1959

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 26 July 2017]