John Atkinson (Australian politician)

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John Atkinson
StateLibQld 1 63795 Mayor of Toowoomba, John Atkinson, 1913.jpg
John Atkinson in 1913.
Born Cumberland, England
Died 19 May 1943
Occupation Politician

John Atkinson (died 1943) was the mayor of Toowoomba, Queensland in 1913 and a former Queensland wrestling champion. Born in Cumberland, England, he came to Australia in 1878 took jobs first as a schoolteacher and then as a businessman. He was a Toowoomba City Council alderman in 1907 and from 1910-1912. He died on 19 May 1943.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Atkinson, John". Toowoomba Regional Council. Archived from the original on 11 March 2011. Retrieved 22 February 2011.