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Former Member Details

Mr James MCINERNEY (1844 - 1912)

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Date of Birth: 15/12/1844
Place of Birth: Portland Head near Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 08/07/1912
Place of Death: Gundagai, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 08 Jul 1912 08 Jul 1912 1 day Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 29 March 1912
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1885
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Teamster, farmer and grazier. Raised in Campbelltown district; went to Narrandera in the early 1860's, and Gundagai c.1866 as a carrier; selector for Big Ben, mixed farming; had mining interests; owner of Moreton Park, South Gundagai; acting licensing magistrate at Gundagai in 1909; member of Gundagai Land Board from 1911 until 1912; executive member of Farmer and Settlers' Association from 1899 until 1906, vice president from 1899 until 1902, president from 1902 until 1905, resigned from Association after joining the Australian Labor Party in 1906; director of Farmers and Settlers Co-operative Association Limited from 1899 until 1902; chairman of Gundagai Pastures Protection Board from 1898 until 1900; chairman of Gundagai Co-operative Butter Factory; member of Gundagai Show Society; trustee of Oddfellows Lodge; member of Hibernian Lodge.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Councillor of Adjungbilly Shire and President from 1906 until 1911.
Son of James and Honora Ryan McInerney. Married Julia McLean and had issue, 5 daughters and 3 sons. Roman Catholic. Burial at South Gundagai cemetery from St Patrick's Roman Catholic church.
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