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Cribb, James Clarke

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Birth Date: 4 October 1856 (Ipswich, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 23 May 1926 (Ipswich, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Benjamin Cribb and Clarissa (nee Foote)

Family: Alice Elizabeth Browne, on 20th April 188 in Melbourne 3 sons, 5 daughters

Education: Ipswich State School.; Ipswich Boys' Grammar School.

Religion: Congregationalist

Relationship to Politician: His brother, Thomas was also a member of the Legislative Assembly. His father, Benjamin and uncle, Robert were members of the Queensland legislative Assembly


Shop assistant and then principal, Cribb and Foote. Director: Ipswich Gas Co and Ipswich Woollen Co

Local Government Service: Member, Bundamba Shire Council.

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Rosewood 6 May 1893 21 Mar 1896
Assembly MIN Bundamba 18 Mar 1899 26 Aug 1904
Assembly OPP Bundamba 27 Aug 1904 4 Feb 1908
Assembly MIN Bundamba 5 Feb 1908 27 Apr 1912
Assembly MIN Bremer 27 Apr 1912 22 May 1915

Additional Information

Notes: Trustee, Ipswich Grammar School. Member, Ispwich Hospital Committee

Sources: Waterson, D B, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Hughes, Colin A and B D Graham, Voting for the Queensland Legislative Assembly 1890-1964, (Canberra: ANU, Department of Political Science, 1974)

[Last Modified: Thursday, 22 June 2017]