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Kenny, James Alexander Charles

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Birth Date: 6 December 1898 (Cairns, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 24 July 1954 (Cairns, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: James Kenny and Rosena Cathleen (nee Bollard)

Family: (2) Elizabeth Irvin in 1954 in Gordonvale, (1) Ivy Josephine Koppen on 9 June 1920, 1 son, 1 daughter

Education: Cairns State School

Religion: Presbyterian


Plumber, Cairns; Mixed northern business at Peeramon, Malanda and Mareeba; Federal department work, WWII; Prison officer, Cairns

Military Service: Great War: Served in the 1st AIF from 1917-1918; Embarked from Sydney as part of 42nd Infantry Battalion; Wounded in action in France, 1918

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly CPNP Cook 11 May 1929 11 May 1935

Additional Information

Sources: Image courtesy of the John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Image: 702692-19170616-s0026-0080; Waterson, DB, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Monday, 22 October 2018]