Born 29 September 1859
(Marida Yallock near Boorcan, Victoria)
Died 25 April 1932. (Toorak. Fawkner crematorium)
Parents: David, pioneer grazier, and Jane Kinross, both b. Scotland
Marriage: 19 Aug 1891 Hilda Eleanor Marie Bunny, sister of artist Rupert Bunny; 3s. 2d.
Occupation: Barrister and grazier
Education: Geelong Grammar School, Melbourne University and New College, Oxford, BA.
Career: Called to English Bar 1883; returned to Vic. and called to Bar 1884; assisted Higinbotham in consolidation of statutes; took over Marida Yallock on father's death 1889, also grazing interests in New South Wales, Queensland; chairman Equity Trustees Executors and Agency Company; Commonwealth Dir-General of Recruiting 1916-1918; Aust. Commissioner-General to USA 1923-1924; chairman State War Council 11 years; president Prahran Australian Natives Association 1903, Old Geelong Grammarians, Melbourne Club 1919; chairman Geelong Grammar School Council; founding president Prahran and District Scottish Society 1904; president Vic. Scottish Union 1931; member Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind committee; keen cricketer and president Victorian Cricket Association 1906-1932; president Prahran Football Club; chairman of trustees Scots Church. Son Ewen David Mackinnon MHR 1949-1951, 1953-1956, Grandfather of Donald James Mackinnon (q.v.).
Party Note: Leader 1904-1907, president Aust. Liberal party 1927
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*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.