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Purnell, Ernest Bracher

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Birth Date: 1867 (Swansea, Wales)

Death Date: 25 July 1954 (Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Thomas Purnell and Caroline (nee Bracher)

Family: Annie Kelly on 16 February 1894, at Rockhampton 2 sons, 5 daughters

Religion: Church of England


Miner, Broken Hill; Secretary, Rockhampton branch Waterside Workers Federation, 1901 to 1938; Returning officer, Rockhampton, 1939 to 1954

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Council NONE Legislative Council 12 Oct 1917 23 Mar 1922 Council Abolished

Additional Information

Sources: Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)