John Chapman (Australian politician)

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John Chapman
John Hedley Chapman.jpg
Senator for South Australia
In office
1 July 1926 – 14 March 1931
Succeeded by Harry Kneebone
Personal details
Born John Hedley Chapman
(1879-12-16)16 December 1879
Belalie near Jamestown, South Australia
Died 14 March 1931(1931-03-14) (aged 51)
Adelaide, South Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Country Party
Spouse(s) Mary Isabelle Syme
Parents John Chapman and Sarah Jane Chapman (nee Williams)
Occupation Farmer

John Hedley Chapman (16 December 1879 – 14 March 1931) was an Australian politician. Born in Jamestown, South Australia, he was educated at Prince Alfred College in Adelaide before becoming a bank clerk, and a farmer at Port Lincoln. In 1918, he was elected to the South Australian House of Assembly as the Farmers and Settlers (later Country Party) member for Flinders, serving until 1924. In 1925, he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Country Party Senator for South Australia. He died in 1931; Labor's Harry Kneebone was appointed to replace him.[1]


  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-11-23. 
Parliament of South Australia
Preceded by
John Travers
Member for Flinders
Served alongside: James Moseley
Succeeded by
John O'Connor