Watson, John Christian, 1867-1941Variant names
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
|creatorOf||Watson, John Christian, 1867-1941. Papers of John Christian Watson [manuscript].||Libraries Australia|
|creatorOf||HUTTON PAPERS. Vol. VII (ff. 402). Correspondence, etc., with Australasian statesmen; 1893-1916: 1. ff. 1-150. Prime Ministers of Australia:-(a) Correspondence, etc., with Sir Edmund Barton, G.C.M.G.; 1900-1915. ff. 1-45;-(b) Correspondence with Al..., 1893-1916||British Library|
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