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Chataway, James Vincent

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Birth Date: 6 September 1852 (Warwickshire, England)

Death Date: 12 April 1901 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: James Chataway and Elizabeth Ann (nee Drinkwater)

Family: Jessie Carlyle Little on 8 December 1882, 2 sons, 2 daughters

Education: Winchester College

Religion: Church of England


Pastoral experience Victoria, NSW & Queensland; Auctioneer, livery stable; interest Eton Plantation, Mackay; Editor Mackay Mercury, 1883 and owner 1886; Established the Sugar Journal and Tropical Cultivator, 1892

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Mackay 29 Apr 1893 12 Apr 1901 Died in office

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Secretary for Public Lands and Agriculture 7 Dec 1899 12 Apr 1901
Secretary for Public Lands and Agriculture 12 Oct 1898 1 Dec 1899
Secretary for Agriculture 2 Mar 1898 12 Oct 1898
Minister without Office 25 Feb 1898 2 Mar 1898

Additional Information

Notes: Member Royal Commission on Land Settlement 1897

Sources: Image courtesy of the John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 62528; Australian Dictionary of Biography- Online edition; Hughes, Colin A and BD Graham, Voting for the Queensland Legislative Assembly 1890-1964, (Canberra: ANU, Department of Political Science, 1974; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

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