See was elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly in 1880 as member for Grafton, serving in the Dibbs and Lyne ministries, prior to assuming leadership of the Protectionist Party. The ministry covers the period from 28 March 1901 until 14 June 1904, when failing health and the death of his wife in March 1904 compelled him to retire. See was succeeded by his Protectionist Party colleague, Thomas Waddell.
Composition of ministry
The composition of the ministry was announced by Premier See on 28 March 1901 and covers the period up to 14 June 1904. Ministers are listed in order of seniority.
|Portfolio||Minister||Party||Term commence||Term end||Term of office|
Registrar of Records
|Hon. Sir John See, KCMG, MLA1||Protectionist||28 March 1901||14 June 1904||3 years, 78 days|
Collector of Internal Revenue
|Hon. Thomas Waddell MLA||Protectionist||10 April 1901||3 years, 65 days|
|Attorney-General||Hon. Bernhard Wise KC, MLC||Protectionist||28 March 1901||3 years, 78 days|
|Secretary for Lands||Hon. Paddy Crick MLA||Protectionist||11 April 1901||3 years, 64 days|
|Secretary for Public Works||Hon. Edward O'Sullivan MLA||Protectionist||28 March 1901||3 years, 78 days|
|Minister of Justice||Hon. Robert Fitzgerald, MLA||Protectionist||11 April 1901||16 July 1901||96 days|
|Minister of Public Instruction
Minister for Labour and Industry
|Hon. John Perry MLA||Protectionist||28 March 1901||14 June 1904||3 years, 78 days|
|Secretary for Mines and Agriculture||Hon. John Kidd, MLA||Protectionist||10 April 1901||3 years, 65 days|
|Vice-President of the Executive Council
Representative of the Government in Legislative Council
|Hon. Francis Suttor MLC||Protectionist||28 March 1901||23 May 1903||2 years, 56 days|
|Hon. Colonel James Mackay, CB, MLC||Protectionist||6 June 1903||14 June 1904||1 year, 8 days|
|Ministers without portfolio||Hon. James Hayes MLA||Protectionist||11 April 1901||3 years, 64 days|
|Hon. Walter Bennett, MLA||Protectionist||16 April 1901||3 years, 59 days|
|Hon. John Fegan MLA||Protectionist||24 March 1903||1 year, 82 days|
- 1 In 1902, See was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George whilst in office.
- John See - 14th Premier of New South Wales
- Self-government in New South Wales
- Federation of Australia
- Members of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly, 1901-1904
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