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Skinner, Alexander James

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Birth Date: 2 November 1910 (Boonah, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 3 October 1968 (Ipswich, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: William Skinner and Fanny Elizabeth (nee Thomas)

Family: Camilla Catherine Marjorie Archer on 5 January 1935, 3 daughters

Education: Boonah State School; Ipswich State School

Religion: Church of England


Apprentice, then fitter and turner, Ipswich Railway Workshops; Costs clerk, Main Roads Department, 1957

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Somerset 7 Mar 1953 26 Apr 1957
Assembly QLP Somerset 26 Apr 1957 3 Aug 1957

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Amalgamated Engineering Union; Delegate and Selector, Royal Queensland Bowling Association Council; Secretary, West Moreton Bowling Association, 1957 to 1968

Sources: Waterson, DB and John Arnold, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1930-1980, (Canberra: ANU Press, 1982)

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 1 August 2017]