James Drake (Queensland Politician)

James Drake (Queensland Politician)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James George Drake (26 April 1850 - 1 August 1941), Australian politician, was a member of the first federal ministry. Drake was born in London and educated at King's College School, and migrated to Australia in 1873, working as a storekeeper and journalist in Queensland. He became a shorthand reporter for the Parliament of Queensland in 1876 until he was admitted as a barrister in 1882. A Protectionist, he was a member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly 1888-99 and was an appointed member of the Legislative Council of Queensland 1899-1901. He was Postmaster-General and Secretary for Public Instruction 1899-1901.show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Dicho
  • United States
  • English
  • 613598442X
  • 9786135984422