Welcome to the Queensland Parliament web site - accessibility access keys available by clicking here or by using access key 9, sitemap available under access key 2Skip to Main Content or by using access key 0View Access KeysGo to sitemapGo to useful linksGo to contact usGo to latest sitting weekGo to current members listView Access KeysRemote Access

 

Maxwell, James Francis

View print friendly version

Personal


Birth Date: 1862 (County Armagh, Ireland)

Death Date: 16 April 1941 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Samuel Maxwell and Matilda (nee Stoops)

Family: Alice Davis on 23 July 1890

Education: Fortitude Valley State School; Norman State School

Religion: Presbyterian

Career

Painter and decorator

Local Government Service: Mayor, Brisbane City Council, 1920 to 1921; Alderman, Brisbane City Council, 1917 to 1921; Alderman, Brisbane City Council, 1911 to 1913; Member, Toombul Shire Council, 1902 to 1909


Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NAT Toowong 9 Oct 1920 15 May 1923
Assembly UAP Toowong 15 May 1923 8 May 1926
Assembly CPNP Toowong 8 May 1926 2 Apr 1938 Did not contest

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Opposition Whip 1932 1936

Additional Information

Notes: President, Queensland Local Authorities Association; Leader, Master Painters Federation of Australia; Member, Council, Employees Federation of Australia; Chairman, Metropolitan Fire Brigade Board, Victoria Bridge Board and Anzac Day Committee

Sources: Image courtesy of Brisbane City Council Library Services, Identifier: BCC-B120-32529; Queensland Parliamentary Debates, Motion of Condolence, First session of the 29th Parliament, Vol. CLXXVII, 20 Aug 1941, pp. 8-9 (Brisbane, Qld: Government Printer); Waterson, DB and John Arnold, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1930-1980, (Canberra: ANU Press, 1982); Waterson, DB, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Friday, 18 August 2017]