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Blackley, John

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Birth Date: 8 January 1862 (Airdrie, Scotland)

Death Date: 10 March 1952 (Maryborough, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Charles Blackley and Annie (nee Bruce)

Family: (2) Mary Smith in Maryborough in 1946, (1) Elizabeth Andrew in Bundaberg on 23 January 1883, 3 sons, 2 daughters

Education: Airdrie Government School, Scotland

Religion: Presbyterian


Joined Burns & Co., Bundaberg; Own grocery and produce business, 1884; Production of aerated waters and cordials in Maryborough

Local Government Service: Councillor Maryborough, 1913-1922; Mayor 1915. Member, Local Authorities Association of Queensland

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly CN Maryborough 26 Oct 1929 11 Jun 1932 By-election

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Imperial Service Club; Maryborough Rifle and Swimming Societies

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Image No.702692-19150227-0026; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 20 June 2017]