Watson, John Christian, 1867-1941

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Epithet: Australian Prime Minister

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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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Place Name Admin Code Country
Australia
Subject
Labor unions
Prime ministers--Archives
Politicians--Archives
Occupation
Federal politicians
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Birth 1867-04-09

Death 1941-11-18

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