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White, John

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Birth Date: 9 November 1853 (Dumbarton, Scotland)

Death Date: 13 June 1922 (Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Alexander White and Ellen (nee Anderson)

Family: Maggie Frame on 10 April 1877 in Scotland, 1 son, 3 daughters

Education: Dumbarton

Religion: Presbyterian


Partner, GJ Young in Bundaberg merchant firm; Establishing proprietor, Bundaberg Foundry Company, 1897; Director, Waterloo Sugar Mill; Director, Bundaberg Insurance Co.

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Musgrave 4 Apr 1903 27 Aug 1904 By-election
Assembly OPP Musgrave 18 May 1907 4 Feb 1908
Assembly MIN Musgrave 5 Feb 1908 22 May 1915

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Secretary for Agriculture and Stock 11 Dec 1912 1 Jun 1915

Additional Information

Notes: Chairman, Bundaberg Harbour Board. Member, Chamber of Commerce; Member, Bundaberg Co-operative Insurance Co.; Member, Bundaberg Mercantile Association

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg:197551; 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)