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Cross, John Michael

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Birth Date: 1 February 1859 (Newcastle upon Tyne, England)

Death Date: 12 April 1934 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Thomas Cross and Elizabeth (nee Burnett)

Family: Margaret Bell in Brisbane on 23 August 1884, 2 sons

Education: Educated in England

Religion: Church of England


Commenced as reporter then editor at Brisbane Telegraph; Reporter and editor, Northern Argus, Toowoomba Chronicle, Maryborough Chronicle and Gympie Miner; Editor, Peoples' Newspaper, Rockhampton. After defeat, continued as journalist and Hansard reporter, Brisbane

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Clermont 6 May 1893 11 Mar 1899

Additional Information

Notes: Councillor, Royal Society of St George; Member, Esoteric Lodge of Masonry

Sources: Image sourced from The Queenslander, 15 Sep 1893