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Former Member Details

Mr James THOMSON (1856 - )

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1856
Place of Birth: Scotland
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 24 Jul 1895 11 Jun 1901 5 years 10 months 19 days
Member for Newcastle West 24 Jul 1895 08 Jul 1898 2 years 11 months 15 days
Member for Newcastle West 27 Jul 1898 11 Jun 1901 2 years 10 months 16 days
Wellington Show Ground Hill Committee No.15 12 Nov 1895 03 Dec 1895 22 days
Claim of Richardson, Turner & Co Committee No.36 21 Oct 1896 12 Nov 1896 23 days
Claims of Mr. W. Birthrey, Road Contracts, Gloucester Committee No. 19 22 Nov 1898 23 Dec 1898 1 month 2 days
Claim of Mr Sherlock Barron, North Botany Committee No.10 15 Aug 1899 23 Nov 1899 3 months 9 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Miner. Commenced work in mines in Fifeshire at c.12 years; at a later time became a miner in Lanarkshire. Arrived in Australia in 1874. Worked in Australian Agricultural Companys mine at the Borehole, also at Brown's Minmi mine and at Wallsend, Stockton, Burwood. Official in miners' lodges. Was for a time President of Miners' Association.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Exact dates of birth and death are not known. 1 January is put as the birth date for database reasons.
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