James Hadley (Australian politician)


James Hadley (Australian politician)

James William Hadley (1893 – 16 July 1971) was an Australian politician. Born in Brisbane, he received a primary education before becoming a timber worker, after which he worked with the railways. He was also an organiser with the Australian Workers' Union. In 1943, he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the Labor member for Lilley, defeating the sitting United Australia Party member, William Jolly. He held the seat until his defeat by the Liberal candidate in 1949. In 1956, he was elected to the Queensland Legislative Assembly as the member for Nundah, but he was defeated the following year, having defected to the Queensland Labor Party, the Queensland branch of the Democratic Labor Party. Hadley died in 1971.cite web|last=Carr|first=Adam|title=Australian Election Archive|work=Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive|url=http://psephos.adam-carr.net/countries/a/australia|year=2008|accessdate=2008-07-26]

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NAME = Hadley, James William
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SHORT DESCRIPTION = Australian politician
DATE OF BIRTH = 1893
PLACE OF BIRTH = Brisbane, Queensland
DATE OF DEATH = 16 July 1971
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