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Stumm, Jacob

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Birth Date: 26 August 1853 (Frankfurt-on-Main, Germany)

Death Date: 23 January 1921 (Gympie, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Carl Stumm and Ann Sybilla (nee Streisk)

Family: Margaret Pride on 17 April 1878, 5 sons, 5 daughters

Education: Toowoomba State School

Religion: Church of England


Article clerk to EBC Corser, Gympie, from 1868; Solicitor in Maryborough; Worked for Walkers' Foundry, and Graham and Gatacre; Reporter, Gympie Times; Purchased Gympie Times in partnership in 1880, editor until 1913; Director, Wide Bay Co-operative Dairy Company and a number of mining interests

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Gympie 10 Mar 1896 1 Mar 1899

Other Seats: Member of the House of Representatives (Federal), Liberal, LILLEY, Qld, 31 May 1913 to 26 Mar 1917

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Gympie Turf Club, Fire and Ambulance Brigades and the Manchester Unity Independent Order of Oddfellows

Sources: Image courtesy of National Library of Australia, Neg: nla.obj-136725866; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 22 August 2017]