John James McDonald
| || Date: 21 July 1869|
Place: East Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
|Son of Michael, cordial manufacturer and ginger beer brewer, and Katherine (Kate) Cosgrave |
Marriage and Family
|Date: 19 June 1934|
Place: Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Cemetery: Melbourne General Cemetery, Victoria
|Educated Christian Brothers' College, East Melbourne|
|Stock raising for his father for three years|
1895 to WA, prospecting for 12 years
Employed in soft drink factory until 1921
|21 October 1911|
|Search for speeches by John McDonald|
- MLA Gascoyne 21 October 1911–4 November 1914
|Went to Carnarvon district 1908, became associated with Australian Workers' Union|
1913–1914 living in Highgate
Returned to Victoria 1914
Joined Liquor Trades Union 11 November 1914, Trades Hall representative 6 January 1915, on Committee of Management as Aerated Waters representative 1915, vice-president 8 December 1915, President Victorian branch 6 December 1916–9 January 1918
Elected assistant secretary 13 July 1921 and annually until his death
|Battye, JS. The Cyclopedia of Western Australia, vol 1, p. 347.|
Black, David and Geoffrey Bolton. Biographical register of members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930, p. 127.
Labor Call, 21 and 28 June 1934.
Information supplied by Alleyn Best, Melbourne.