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Annand, James Douglas

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Birth Date: 21 January 1875 (Ipswich, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 7 August 1952 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: James Annand and Harriet (nee Gadsby)

Family: Isabella Julia Walker in Toowoomba on 17 March 1904, 1 son, 1 daughter

Education: North Toowoomba State School

Religion: Presbyterian


Clerk with FA Primrose Stock and Station Agents; Partner in general store, 1903; Established Annand Brothers Universal Providers, 1923; Purchased grazing property near Hannahford, 1933; Partner in real estate business; President, Toowoomba Traders' Association; President, Local Authority Association of Queensland; President, Chamber of Commerce

Local Government Service: Alderman, Toowoomba City Council, 1921-1924; Mayor of Toowoomba, 1924-1930, 1933-1949, June to August 1952 (Died in office)

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly CP Toowoomba 11 May 1929 11 Jun 1932
Assembly CP East Toowoomba 18 Aug 1934 11 May 1935 By-election

Additional Information

Notes: President, Queensland Horticultural Society; Member, Queensland Club; President, Toowoomba Bowling Club; Longest serving Mayor of Toowoomba to date

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)