First Cabinet of Louis Botha

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1st cabinet of Union of South Africa
(since 1909 South Africa Act)
1910
Louis Botha.png
Louis Botha (c. 1915)
Date formed 15 September 1910 (1910-09-15)
Date dissolved 20 October 1915 (1915-10-20)
People and organisations
Head of state King George V (represented by The Viscount Gladstone, later The Viscount Buxton)
Head of government Louis Botha
No. of ministers 8
Member party South African Party
Status in legislature Majority
Opposition party Unionist Party
Opposition leader Leander Starr Jameson
History
Election(s) 1910
Legislature term(s) 5 years, 1 month and 5 days
Successor Botha II
1st Cabinet of Union of South Africa.
(c.1910)
Front (left to right): J. W. Sauer, Louis Botha and Abraham Fischer.
Back (left to right): J. B. M. Hertzog, Henry Burton, F. R. Moor, C. O'Grady Gubbins, Jan Smuts, H. C. Hull, F. S. Malan and David Graaff.

Cabinet[edit]

Post Minister Term Party
Prime Minister Louis Botha.png Gen. Louis Botha 1910 SAP
Minister of Agriculture
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The Hon. H.C. van Heerden MP
1913 SAP
Gen. Louis Botha 1912 1913 SAP
The Hon. J.W. Sauer MP 1912 1912 SAP
Gen. Louis Botha 1910 1912 SAP
Minister of Commerce and Industry
(merged with Department of Mines in 1912)
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The Hon. George Leuchars MP
1911 1912 SAP
The Hon. F.R. Moore MP 1910 1911 SAP
Minister of Defence
(newly formed)
Jan Smuts circa 1915.jpg Gen. Jan Smuts 1912 SAP
Minister of Education
Smuts Cabinet 1923.jpg
The Hon. F.S. Malan MP
1910 SAP
Minister of Finance Jan Smuts circa 1915.jpg Gen. Jan Smuts 1912 1915 SAP
The Hon. Henry Charles Hull MP 1910 1912 SAP
Minister of Interior Affairs Jan Smuts circa 1915.jpg Gen. Jan Smuts 1913 SAP
The Hon. Abraham Fischer MP 1912 1913 SAP
Gen. Jan Smuts 1910 1912 SAP
Minister of Justice
Smuts Cabinet 1923.jpg
The Hon. Nicolaas de Wet MP
1913 SAP
The Hon. J.W. Sauer MP 1912 1913 SAP
The Hon. J.B.M. Hertzog MP 1910 1912 SAP
Minister of Lands and Irrigation
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The Hon. Hendrik Schalk Theron MP
1913 1915 SAP
The Hon. Abraham Fischer MP 1910 1913 SAP
Minister of Mines and Industry
Smuts Cabinet 1923.jpg
The Hon. F.S. Malan MP
1912 SAP
Gen. Jan Smuts 1910 1912 SAP
Minister of Native Affairs Louis Botha.png Gen. Louis Botha 1913 SAP
The Hon. J.W. Sauer MP 1912 1913 SAP
The Hon. J.B.M. Hertzog MP 1912 1912 SAP
The Hon. Henry Burton MP 1910 1912 SAP
Minister of Posts and Telegraphs
Smuts Cabinet 1923.jpg
The Hon. Thomas Watt MP
1912 1915 SAP
The Hon. George Leuchars MP 1912 1912 SAP
The Hon. D.P. de Villiers Graaf MP 1910 1912 SAP
Minister of Public Works
Smuts Cabinet 1923.jpg
The Hon. Thomas Watt MP
1912 SAP
The Hon. D.P. de Villiers Graaf MP 1910 1912 SAP
Minister of Railways and Harbours
Smuts Cabinet 1923.jpg
The Hon. Henry Burton MP
1912 SAP
The Hon. J.W. Sauer MP 1910 1912 SAP

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