The Hon. James Caird BRUXNER (1923 - )**
- Date of Birth: 18/05/1923
- Place of Birth: Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||3 Mar 1962||28 Aug 1981||19yr(s) 5mth(s) 26day(s)|
|Member for Tenterfield||3 Mar 1962||31 Mar 1965||3yr(s) 29day(s)|
40th (1962 - 1965)
|Member for Tenterfield||1 May 1965||23 Jan 1968||2yr(s) 8mth(s) 23day(s)|
41st (1965 - 1968)
|Member for Tenterfield||24 Feb 1968||13 Jan 1971||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 21day(s)|
42nd (1968 - 1971)
|Member for Tenterfield||13 Feb 1971||19 Oct 1973||2yr(s) 8mth(s) 7day(s)|
43rd (1971 - 1973)
|Member for Tenterfield||17 Nov 1973||2 Apr 1976||2yr(s) 4mth(s) 17day(s)|
44th (1973 - 1976)
|Member for Tenterfield||1 May 1976||12 Sep 1978||2yr(s) 4mth(s) 12day(s)|
45th (1976 - 1978)
|Member for Tenterfield||7 Oct 1978||28 Aug 1981||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 22day(s)|
46th (1978 - 1981)
|Minister for Housing and Minister for Cooperative Societies||17 Jan 1973||3 Dec 1973||10mth(s) 17day(s)|
|Minister for Decentralisation and Development||3 Dec 1973||3 Jan 1975||1yr(s) 1mth(s) 1day(s)|
|Acting Minister for Mines and Minister for Power||20 Sep 1974||6 Oct 1974||17day(s)|
|Minister for Decentralisation and Development ||3 Jan 1975||17 Dec 1975||11mth(s) 15day(s)|
|Minister for Decentralisation and Development and Minister for Tourism||17 Dec 1975||23 Jan 1976||1mth(s) 7day(s)|
|Minister for Transport and Minister for Highways||23 Jan 1976||14 May 1976||3mth(s) 22day(s)|
Political Party Activity
Country Party; deputy leader 1975 - 1981.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Grazier. Educated at Cranbrook School, Sydney. Began law studies at the University of Sydney, but left to serve in World War II. Owner of 'Old Auburnvale' station near Inverell; breeder of Aberdeen Angus cattle.
2nd Australian Imperial Force 1941 - 1944, 1st Armoured Brigade. Later with the Royal Australian Air Force, 1944 - 1945 Operations Training Wing, pilot officer.
Son of Sir Michael Bruxner, also a Member of the Legislative Assembly, and his wife Winifred Hay Caird. Married on 18 April 1945 to Margaret Ann McLeish, daughter of J. McLeish and they had 1 son. Church of England.