RE-MEMBER (FORMER MEMBERS)
- 27 November 1823 (Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland)
- 12 April 1899
- Robert and Agnes, nee Niven
Marital Status: Scotland, Marion Allan; 2d.
- Local school and private tutor.
Commenced a private school at Saltcoats, near Kilwinning; went to Glasgow 1846 and employed in tea and coffee business; arrived Melbourne 1853 as representative of his Glasgow employer and in 1854 established James Service & Co., merchants and importers, with James Ormond as partner. One of the founders of Commercial Bank. Notable land reformer, federationist and imperialist.First president Emerald Hill municipal council and chairman local bench
|Legislative Assembly||Melbourne||1 March 1857||1 August 1859||By-election|
|Legislative Assembly||Ripon and Hampden||1 October 1859||1 January 1862||Resigned|
|Legislative Assembly||Maldon||1 May 1874||1 March 1881||Resigned|
|Legislative Assembly||Castlemaine||1 February 1883||1 February 1886|
|Legislative Assembly||Melbourne||1 June 1888||1 April 1899||By-election|
*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.
- Geoffrey Serle, 'Service, James (1823â€“1899)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/service-james-4561/text7483, published first in hardcopy 1976, accessed online 4 June 2019.
Last updated: 4th June 2019