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Daniel, David John Marlais

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Birth Date: 12 January 1903 (Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 5 February 1962 (Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Owen Daniel and Sarah Ann (nee Jenkins)

Family: Julia Augusta Nelson on 19 January 1927, 2 sons

Education: Rockhampton State School; Rockhampton Grammar School

Religion: Baptist

Relationship to Politician: His father, Owen also served as a member of the Legislative Assembly


Tobacconist, Rockhampton; home service

Military Service: Served in 2nd AIF, Captain; militia training Yeppoon

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly CP Keppel 4 Apr 1936 15 Apr 1944 Did not contest

Additional Information

Notes: Mr Daniel won the seat of Keppel at a by-election on 4 Apr 1936. The by-election was held due to the death of his father, Owen Daniel, who was the member for Keppell from 1929 to 1936. Member: Tattersalls Club, Brisbane; Rockhampton Old Boys Association; and Rockhampton RSL Club

Sources: Waterson, DB and John Arnold, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1930-1980, (Canberra: ANU Press, 1982); The Courier-Mail, 'Former M.L.A.', 6 Feb 1962 

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 27 June 2017]