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Hunter, Ernest Charles James

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Birth Date: 1861 (Dumbarton, Scotland)

Death Date: 14 August 1944 (Mareeba, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: James Hunter and Cecilia Ann (nee Burgess)

Family: (2) Florence Clow Ross on 24 March 1921, 2 sons , (1) Esther Braithwaite on 27 November 1886, 3 sons, 1 daughter

Education: Dumbarton

Religion: Church of England


Printer Wide Bay News, Maryborough; Miner and printer Gympie, Charters Towers, Croydon and Etheridge goldfields; Sharebroker, Charters Towers, 1883; Sharebroker Brisbane, 1886 to 1888; 1888 own business; Estd Cairns business; Publican, auctioneer, fruit pulp, molasses manufacturer Cairns; Hotelier Kuranda

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Burke 19 May 1888 24 Jun 1890

Additional Information

Sources: Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 25 July 2017]