Watson, John Christian, 1867-1941

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1867-04-09
Death 1941-11-18

Biographical notes:

Epithet: Australian Prime Minister

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000471.0x00014c

Born Valparaiso, Chile, arrived in Australia from New Zealand in the 1880s and worked as a compositor in Sydney; became President of the Australian Labour Federation 1893; entered Legislative Assembly 1894 as the member for Young; elected to Commonwealth House of Representatives for Bland 1901; Prime Minister of Australia April to August 1904. In 1910 he retired from politics.

From the description of Papers of John Christian Watson [manuscript]. 1900-1941. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225819372

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Subjects:

  • Labor unions
  • Prime ministers--Archives
  • Politicians--Archives

Occupations:

  • Federal politicians

Places:

  • Australia (as recorded)