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McDonald, Lewis Richard

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Birth Date: 22 December 1881 (Auchterhead, Lanark, Scotland)

Death Date: 18 September 1936 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Lewis McDonald and Isabella (nee Lyon)

Family: Alexandra McDonald Hunter on 16 January 1911 at Corinda, 3 sons

Education: Boys' Central School, Brisbane


Compositor; Union organiser, Queensland Typographical Association; Queensland secretary, anti-conscription campaign committees, 1916-1917

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Council ALP Legislative Council 10 Oct 1917 23 Mar 1922 Council Abolished

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Fortitude Valley Workers' Political Organisation; Co-founder, Workers' Educational Association

Sources: Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Waterson, DB, 'McDonald, Lewis Richard (1881-1936)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, V.10, Melbourne University Press, 1986, pp252-253