James Wilkinson (Australian politician)
|Member of the Australian Parliament
30 March 1901 – 12 December 1906
|Preceded by||New seat|
|Succeeded by||Hugh Sinclair|
30 November 1854|
|Died||11 January 1915(aged 60)|
|Political party||Independent (1901–04)
James Wilkinson (30 November 1854 – 11 January 1915) was an Australian politician.
Wilkinson was born and raised in Ipswich, Queensland, attending both state and grammar schools. During his early years he was an engine-driver and railways unionist before serving as an Alderman on Ipswich Council.
Wilkinson represented the Electoral district of Ipswich in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 1894 to 1896 for the Australian Labor Party. He represented Moreton in the Parliament of Australia from 1901 to 1906, elected as an independent labour member, but rejoined the Labor Party from 1904.
|Parliament of Australia|
|New division||Member for Moreton
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