The Parliament of Tasmania from 1856

Surname: McDONALD
Given Names: James
Title and Honours: Mr
Date and Place of Birth: 12 January 1877 - Newstead, Victoria
Date of Death: 17 October 1947 - Launceston, Tasmania

House of Assembly: 26 June 1915 (by-election)
Electorate: Bass
Party: ALP
Positions Held:
Minister: No
Date of Departure: 25 March 1916
Reason for Departure: Defeated.

Legislative Council: (1) 2 May 1916 (2) 8 May 1928
Electorate: Gordon
Party: ALP
Positions Held:
Minister: Yes
Date of Departure: (1) 2 May 1922 (2) 17 October 1947
Reason for Departure: (1) Defeated. (2) Died in office.

Comments: Father of J.J. McDonald & T.R. McDonald MHA. Re-elected unopposed 1940 and 1946.

House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 336

House of Assembly Long Room Picture Number indicates each Member's position in the photographic record.
Source: Parliament of Tasmania Members Biographical Database, Tasmanian Parliamentary Library.
Additional Reference Material:

A Handbook of Australian Government and Politics, 1890-1964 [by] Colin A. Hughes and B. D. Graham. Canberra, ANU Press, 1968.
Biographical Register of the Tasmanian Parliament, 1851-1960 / Scott Bennett and Barbara Bennett. Canberra : ANU, 1980.
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