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BATCHELOR, the Hon. Egerton LeeBiography for BATCHELOR, the Hon. Egerton Lee

Member for Boothby (SA)

Australian Labor Party



Parliamentary Service

State: Elected to the South Australian House of Assembly for West Adelaide, 1893. Resigned 9.5.1901 having been. Elected to the division of South Australia.

Federal: Elected to the House of Representatives for South Australia, 1901. Elected to the House of Representatives for Boothby, South Australia, 1903, following electoral redistribution. Re-elected 1906 (unopposed) and 1910. Died in Office, 8.10.1911.


Parliamentary Positions

Temporary Chairman of Committees from 1901 to 1901.

Temporary Chairman of Committees from 1903 to 1903.

Temporary Chairman of Committees from 1905 to 1905.

Temporary Chairman of Committees from 1906 to 1906.

Temporary Chairman of Committees from 1907 to 1907.


Ministerial Appointments

Cabinet Minister from 27.4.1904 to 17.8.1904.

Minister for Home Affairs from 27.4.1904 to 17.8.1904.

Minister for External Affairs from 13.11.1908 to 2.6.1909.

Cabinet Minister from 13.11.1908 to 2.6.1909.

Cabinet Minister from 29.4.1910 to 8.10.1911.

Minister for External Affairs from 29.4.1910 to 8.10.1911.


Committee Service

House of Representatives Standing: Elections and Qualifications from 5.6.1901 to 23.11.1903; House from 21.2.1907 to 19.2.1910.

House of Representatives Select: Electoral Act Administration from 19.5.1904 to 28.10.1904.


Conferences, Delegations and Visits

Member, Imperial Conference, London, 1911.


Personal

Born 10.4.1865, Adelaide, Australia

Died 8.10.1911, Warburton


Qualifications and Occupations before entering Federal Parliament

Forman, SA Railways locomotive shops, 1893.

Locomotive Engineer.

Pupil Teacher.


Local Government Service

Elected to the South Australian House of Assembly for West Adelaide, 1893. Resigned 9.5.1901 having been elected to the division of South Australia.

Minister for Education and Agriculture from 8.12.1899 to 15.5.1901.