Josiah Thomas, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Josiah Thomas

Australian politician

Date of Birth: 28-Apr-1863

Place of Birth: Camborne, England, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 05-Feb-1933

Profession: politician, diplomat, miner, trade unionist

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Taurus


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About Josiah Thomas

  • Josiah Thomas (28 April 1863 – 5 February 1933) was an Australian politician.
  • He was elected to the House of Representatives at the inaugural 1901 federal election, representing the Labor Party.
  • Thomas served as a minister in Andrew Fisher's first two governments, as Postmaster-General (1908–1909, 1910–1911) and Minister for External Affairs (1911–1913).
  • He joined the Nationalist Party after the 1916 Labor split and transferred to the Senate at the 1917 election, serving as a Senator for New South Wales from 1917 to 1923 and from 1925 to 1929.

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