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James Belton

James Belton

Surname: BELTON

Given Names: James

Title and Honours: Mr


Date and Place of Birth: 1855 - Talbot, Victoria

Date of Death: 12 June 1935 - Wynyard, Tasmania



House of Assembly: (1) 30 April 1909 (2) 7 July 1917 (by-election)

Electorate: Darwin (Braddon)

Party: ALP

Positions Held: Minister 1914-16; 1923-28

Date of Departure: (1) 21 March 1917 (2) 9 May 1931

Reason for Departure: (1) Resigned. (2) Defeated.


House of Assembly Long Room Picture: 310

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.