BirthdayDecember 0, 1905

Celebrity biographies

  1. About James Ronald

    Full name: James Ronald
    Also known as: James Ronald, James Black Ronald, Ronald, James Black
    Professions: Australian politician
    Work: Member for Southern Melbourne
    Occupation: Clergyman

  2. James Ronald Known for

    The Suspect (1944), The Witness Vanishes (1939), The Gay Intruders (1944), Murder in the Family (1938)

  3. James Ronald Death information

    Died: Sunday, 27th of July, 1941 (Age: 36)

  4. James Ronald Biography

    James Black Ronald (27 August 1861 – 27 July 1941) was an Australian politician. Born in Scotland, he was educated at Edinburgh University and became a Presbyterian clergyman. Migrating to Australia in 1888, he became a clergyman in Melbourne. In 1901, he attempted to gain Protectionist endorsement to contest the Australian House of Representatives seat of Southern Melbourne; when he was unsuccessful, he turned to the Labor Party, which endorsed him instead. Ronald won the seat, one of only two Victorian Labor members elected in the first federal election. Ronald's seat was abolished in 1906, and he attempted to gain Labor endorsement to contest the neighbouring Melbourne Ports. When this endorsement was given to James Mathews instead, Ronald contested the seat as an independent Labor candidate, but was unsuccessful. He rejoined the ALP after the election, but was one of many Labor members to leave in 1916 over the issue of conscription, eventually ending up in the Nationalist Party. Ronald died in 1941.

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