Mr James Hutchins ROBSON (1895 - 1975)**
- Date of Birth: 23/09/1895
- Place of Birth: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
- Date of Death: 03/12/1975
- Place of Death: Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia
|Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly||3 Mar 1956||31 Mar 1965||9yr(s) 29day(s)|
|Member for Hartley||3 Mar 1956||16 Feb 1959||2yr(s) 11mth(s) 14day(s)|
38th (1956 - 1959)
|Member for Hartley||21 Mar 1959||5 Feb 1962||2yr(s) 10mth(s) 16day(s)|
39th (1950 - 1953)
|Member for Hartley||3 Mar 1962||31 Mar 1965||3yr(s) 29day(s)|
40th (1962 - 1965)
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Joined in 1927, president of Lithgow branch, president of Macquarie electorate council, secretary of Hartley electorate council; campaign director for J.B Chifley.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Miner and ironworker. Commenced work in mines in 1909. Enlisted in Northumberland Fusiliers in 1914; arrived in Australia with family in 1927, worked in Lithgow district, quarrying coal mining and at Lithgow small arms factory; lodge secretary of Miners' Union; vice president of Ironworkers' Union; member of British Legion; foundation member of Wallerawang Returned Serviceman's League, president and secretary.
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Lithgow 1947 - 1956. Deputy Mayor twice.
Son of George Robson, drayman, and Jane Ann Mackay. Married (unknown) at Killingworth, England, and had issue, 3 children.
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