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Crawford, James

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Birth Date: 4 March 1870 (Woonona, New South Wales, Australia)

Death Date: 28 December 1916 (Clermont, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: James Crawford and Ellen (nee Simpson)

Family: Myra Clarke in 1905

Education: Woonona State School

Religion: Presbyterian


Coalminer, Wollongong, 1883; Railway worker, Narrandera, 1888; Barrister and Solicitor, Clermont; Member, Royal Commission into the Mount Morgan disaster, 1908

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Fitzroy 2 Oct 1909 27 Apr 1912
Assembly MIN Mount Morgan 27 Apr 1912 22 May 1915

Additional Information

Notes: President, Otago Miners' Union; Vice-president, Australian Workers' Association, Cobar, New South Wales; Secretary, Fitzroy Miners' Union. Drowned in the Clermont floods, 1916

Sources: Image sourced The Queenslander, 13 January 1917, p.25; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Hughes, Colin A and BD Graham, Voting for the Queensland Legislative Assembly 1890-1964, (Canberra: ANU, Department of Political Science, 1974)

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 14 June 2017]