James Bayley

Politician

1882 – 1968

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Who was James Bayley?

James Garfield Bayley was an Australian politician. Born in Franklin, Tasmania, he moved to Queensland as a child. He was educated at Brisbane Grammar School and at Stanford University in the United States. He returned to Australia as a teacher and eventually a school principal. In 1917, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Nationalist member for Oxley. He held the seat until his defeat in 1931. In 1933, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Queensland as the member for Wynnum, representing the Country and Progressive National Party. He held Wynnum until 1935. Bayley died in 1968.

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Born
Mar 26, 1882
Franklin, Tasmania
Nationality
  • Australia
Education
  • Stanford University
Died
Jan 14, 1968

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on July 23, 2013

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