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Edwards, James Braidwood (Jim)

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Birth Date: 3 February 1879 (Hamilton, Victoria, Australia)

Death Date: 9 July 1952 (Kingaroy, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: David Edwards

Family: Emma Marie Adler, 5 sons, 4 daughters

Education: Warracknabeal, Victoria

Religion: Church of England


Farmer, Kingaroy dairy, 1908 to 1952; Farmer, Darling Downs, 1898 to 1907; Mallee pioneer

Local Government Service: Member, Kingaroy Shire Council

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly CP Nanango 9 Oct 1920 3 May 1947 Did not contest

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Member, Royal Commission on Public Works
Opposition Whip 11 Aug 1936 3 May 1947
Chairman, Public Works Committee 1929 1932

Additional Information

Notes: Member: Kingaroy Hospital Committee; and Kingaroy Show Society

Sources: Waterson, DB and John Arnold, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1930-1980, (Canberra: ANU Press, 1982); From notes which were published in the Kingaroy Herald and Nanango News, 13 Jul 1952.; Queensland Parliamentary Debates, Motion of Condolence, Third session of the 32nd Parliament, Vol. 204, pp. 9-12 (Brisbane, Qld: Government Printer)

[Last Modified: Monday, 26 June 2017]