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John Lister

Australian Politician
Male
Born May 13, 1875
Hometown Lincolnshire
Died Oct 4, 1935
Death Place Queensland
Political Party Nationalist Party...
Nationality Australian

John Henry Lister was an Australian politician. Born in Lincolnshire, England, he was educated there at Wesley School. Having migrated to Australia in 1889, he farmed at Wutul, South Australia, before serving in the military 1914-16. He had been a member of the Australian Labor Party, but left it in 1916 over the issue of conscription, and, together with many other Labor members and MPs, ended up in the Nationalist Party of Australia.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1875 Birth Born on May 13, 1875.

TEENAGE

1889 14 Years Old Having migrated to Australia in 1889, he farmed at Wutul, South Australia, before serving in the military 1914-16.

FORTIES

1916 41 Years Old He had been a member of the Australian Labor Party, but left it in 1916 over the issue of conscription, and, together with many other Labor members and MPs, ended up in the Nationalist Party of Australia.
1917 42 Years Old In 1917, Lister was elected as a Nationalist to the Australian House of Representatives as the member for Corio, defeating Labor MP Alfred Ozanne.

FIFTIES

1929 54 Years Old He held the seat until his defeat in 1929; an attempt to regain Corio in 1931 as an independent United Australia candidate was unsuccessful.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1935 60 Years Old He moved to Queensland and returned to farming, where he died in 1935.
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