John Fletcher (Queensland politician)

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John Fletcher
OBE
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Port Curtis
In office
9 October 1920 – 12 May 1923
Preceded by George Carter
Succeeded by George Carter
Personal details
Born John William Fletcher
(1884-01-25)25 January 1884
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died 13 March 1965(1965-03-13) (aged 81)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Nationalist
Spouse(s) Evelyn Barbara de Winton (m. 1910 d. 1931), Amy Muriel Cribb (m. 1934)
Occupation Cricketer, Sheep grazier, Businessman
Religion Church of England

John William Fletcher OBE (25 January 1884 – 13 March 1965)[1] was a politician in Queensland, Australia. He was a Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly.

Politics[edit]

Fletcher was the Nationalist member for Port Curtis in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 1920 to 1923.[2]

In 1931, Fletcher was chairman of the Booringa Shire Council.[3]

Cricketing career[edit]

Fletcher played 3 games for Queensland in 1909–1910. He scored 97 runs at an average of 16.16 and did not take any wickets.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fletcher, John William (1884–1965)Australian Dictionary of Biography Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "MRS. J. W. FLETCHER.". The Central Queensland Herald (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1930 - 1956). Rockhampton, Qld.: National Library of Australia. 3 December 1931. p. 26. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  4. ^ John FletcherCricinfo Retrieved 24 January 2015.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
George Carter
Member for Port Curtis
1920–1923
Succeeded by
George Carter