Cook, Joseph, 1860-1947

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1860-12-07
Death 1947-07-30
English, French

Biographical notes:

Elected to N.S.W. Parliament as Labour member for Hartley in 1891. Left the Labour Party in 1894 but retained his seat until 1901. Minister for Mines 1898-1899. Represented Parramatta in the Federal Parliament, 1901-1921. Minister for Defence, 1909-1910, Prime Minister, Minister for Home Affairs 1913-1914, Minister for the Navy 1917-1920, Treasurer 1920-1921.

From the description of Papers of Sir Joseph Cook, 1880-1986 [manuscript]. 1880-1986. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225643804

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1919-1927. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225643741

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Subjects:

  • Peace
  • Sea-power
  • Politicians--Archives
  • Diplomats--Archives
  • Disarmament
  • Arms control

Occupations:

  • Diplomats
  • Federal politicians

Places:

  • Australia (as recorded)
  • Australia (as recorded)