Bell, Ernest Thomas

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Birth Date: 31 March 1880 ('Camboon', Dawson, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 2 May 1930 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: John Thomas Marsh Bell and Gertrude Augusta (nee Norton)

Family: Pauline Eva Taylor on 17 August 1910 in Brisbane, 1 son, 3 daughters

Education: Toowoomba Boys' Grammar School; Ipswich Boys' Grammar School

Religion: Church of England


Manager, Combargno Station, Roma, 1900; Acquired Planet Downs Station, 1913

Local Government Service: Member, Goolman Shire Council

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Fassifern 24 Apr 1913 21 May 1915 By-election
Assembly LIB Fassifern 22 May 1915 15 Mar 1918
Assembly NAT Fassifern 16 Mar 1918 8 Oct 1920
Assembly CNC Fassifern 9 Oct 1920 11 May 1923
Assembly UAP Fassifern 12 May 1923 7 May 1926
Assembly CPNP Fassifern 8 May 1926 2 May 1930 Died in Office

Additional Information

Notes: President, Fassifern Agricultural and Pastoral Association; Chairman, Australian Meat Council; Chairman, Queensland Meat Advisory Board; Chairman, Overseas Transport Committee; Chairman, Cattle Council; Chairman, United Graziers' Association of Queensland; Chairman, Queensland Board of the National Bank Australia; President, Queensland Stockowners' Association

Sources: Image sourced from 'The History of Queensland: It's people and industries: An historical and commercial review, an epitome of progress" by Matthew J Fox, 1919; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Hughes, Colin A and BD Graham, Voting for the Queensland Legislative Assembly 1890-1964, (Canberra: ANU, Department of Political Science, 1974)