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Wilson, James Lockie (1880 - 1956)

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Pastoralist and Stud-breeder
Born: 29 August 1880  St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: 13 November 1956  Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.
James Lockie Wilson and his partner P.J.C. McDouall founded a Hereford stud in 1919 and a Poll Hereford stud in 1936. He was an executive member of the United Graziers' Association for 27 years and chaired its cattle committee, which opposed the introduction into Queensland of tropical Zebu cattle by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in 1933. Wilson was also Calliope Shire councillor for over 20 years and president of the Gladstone Show Society. He was educated at Hawkesbury Agricultural College in Richmond, New South Wales.

Career Highlights

1899 - 1901Served in the Boer War
1905Purchased Calliope station, near Gladstone in Queensland with P.J.C. McDouall
1912 - Director of the Port Curtis Co-operative Dairy Association Ltd
1914 - 1942Member of the Gladstone Harbour Board
1916 - 1919Served with the 11th Battalion of the Australian Imperial Force
1919Bought Calliungal, Rannes and Balcomba stations with McDouall and founded a Hereford stud
1923 - 1924Chairman of the Port Curtis Co-operative Dairy Association Ltd
1936Founder of the Central Coastal Graziers' Association
1936Founded a Poll Hereford stud
1948 - 1951President of the Royal National Association
1955Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 30 June 1997
Modified: 18 December 2006

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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