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Kessell, John Henry

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Birth Date: 1870 (Kadina, South Australia, Australia)

Death Date: 15 November 1933 (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)

Parents: John Kessell and Elizabeth (nee Williams)

Family: Sarah Rosetta Watt on 2 August 1905 in Brisbane, 1 daughter

Education: Bathurst State and High Schools

Religion: Presbyterian


Clerk, Australian Journalists' Society; Proprietor, Gladstone Observer newspaper; Chairman Director, Mt. Morgan Co; Chairman Director, Lone Hand Gold Mining Co

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Port Curtis 26 Oct 1912 22 May 1915

Additional Information

Notes: President, Australian Provincial Press Association; President, Queensland Country Press Association

Sources: Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Hughes, Colin A and BD Graham, Voting for the Queensland Legislative Assembly 1890-1964, (Canberra: ANU, Department of Political Science, 1974)