Born 18 November 1861
(Sheepshead near Bendigo, Victoria)
Died 24 January 1943. (Bendigo cemetery)
Parents: James, miner, and Agnes Thompson, both b. Scotland
Marriage: c1886 Agnes Elizabeth Reed; 2s.
Education: National and state schools, Bendigo
Career: Blacksmith Bendigo, then Yarraville and Mirboo North before returning to Bendigo; supporter co-operative movement; originated Golden Square plantation and David Smith scholarships Golden Square State School; Rechabite District Chief Ruler.
Party: Labor; Australian Labor Party
Party Note: Expelled 1914 over advocacy of scripture lessons in state school; National Labor 1917, Nationalist 1920.
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLA||Bendigo West||June 1904||May 1924|
*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.