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Stodart, James

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Birth Date: 15 September 1849 (Edinburgh, Scotland)

Death Date: 20 June 1922 (Ascot, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: James Dickson Stodart and Louisa Margaretha (nee Meinecke)

Family: Elizabeth Henrietta Noble Gair on 22 October 1878 in Toorak, 2 sons, 1 daughter

Education: Scotch College, Melbourne

Religion: Church of England


Brisbane merchant and sugar dealer; Director, Mt Jukes Coffee Co.; Director, Millaquin Sugar Co.; Chairman of Directors, Mackay Coffee Co.; Director, Mutual Life Association of Australasia Ltd.; Vice-consul for Sweden in Queensland, 1906; Consul for Sweden in Queensland, 1913-1922; President, Brisbane Chamber of Commerce

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Logan 15 Aug 1896 16 Mar 1918 By-election

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Chairman of Committees 13 Jul 1911 15 Apr 1915

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Queensland Club; Member, Queensland National and Industrial Association; Member, Royal Geographic Society Queensland; Chairman, Brisbane Hospital Board; Trustee, Brisbane Grammar School and Brisbane cemetery

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg:41044; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Lougheed, A L, 'Stodart, James (1849-1922)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, V.12, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pp 95-96

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 22 August 2017]