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Charles Jamieson

Charles Jamieson

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Countries Australia Wales
Gender male
Birth 23 July 1888 (Bega, Bega Valley Shire, New South Wales, Australia)
Death 26 July 1959
Star sign LeoLeo
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Biography

Charles Henry Jamieson (23 July 1888 – 26 July 1959) was a member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly.

Biography

Jamieson was born in Bega, New South Wales, the son of Edward Jamieson and his wife Mary Ann (née Keys). He attended Bega State School and after finishing his education moved to Queensland where he managed a farm at Tent Hill, in the Gatton region.

On 10 October 1912 he married Edith Mary Wilson and together had a son and two daughters. Jamieson died at Bundaberg in July 1959.

Public career

Jamieson, an independent politician, won the seat of Lockyer at the 1929 Queensland state election. He defeated the sitting member, George Logan, who was representing the Country and Progressive National Party. He held the electorate for three years, retiring at the 1932 Queensland state election when Lockyer was abolished. He had previously been a Councilor on the Gatton Shire Council.

He was President of the Australian Dairy Farmers' Federation from 1948, and the founding President of the Queensland Dairymen's Organisation in 1946–1954. Jamieson was also a Queensland representative of the Dairy Produce Export Board, the District Council Chairman of West Moreton Dairymen's Organisation, and a member of the Dairy Produce Production Costs Committee.

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