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Sir James Stanley Disney

Born
17 June 1896 (Ballarat, Victoria)
Died
20 January 1952
Parents
James Herbert (q.v.), and Isabella Christina Hill
Marriage

Religion: Methodist

Marital Status: June 1924, Zeehan, Tasmania, Ruby Chapman

Education
Albert Park State School
Career

Australian Imperial Force, Australian Flying Corps 1914-1918, no. 2 Scouts Squadron, Gallipoli, commission; founder and managing director J. S. Disney Pty Ltd, Melbourne motor dealers; chairman Melbourne Used Car Traders Association; member Aust. Association of British Manufacturers; treasurer Melbourne general cemetery board; Kt 1951; held commercial pilot's licence to 1937; successful racing motorcyclist; led delegation to Rome 1949 to arrange Melbourne Olympics. Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works commissioner.

Motor dealer

Melbourne city councillor 1935-1952, lord mayor 1948-1951
Party
United Australia Party
Liberal Party
HouseElectorateStart End
Legislative CouncilHiginbotham1 June 19401 June 1946Defeated

*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.
Inaugural Speech
Appointments
Minister of Transport and of Mines 2 Oct 1945-21 Nov 1945. Public Works committee 1943-1946.

Last updated: 20th November 2018