BiographyMacartney Abbott was born 3 July 1877 in Murrurundi, New South Wales, Australia to Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901) and Matilda Elizabeth Macartney (c1848-1880) and died 30 December 1960 in Scott Memorial Hospital, Scone, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Clare Hall (c1881-1968) 6 September 1905 in Saint John's, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, Ireland.
1 July 1935 – 30 June 1941
|Political party||Australian Country Party|
|Relations|| Joe Abbott (half brother) |
Aubrey Abbott (cousin)
Macartney "Mac" Abbott (3 July 1877 – 30 December 1960) was an Australian politician. Born in Murrundi, New South Wales, he was educated at King's School, Parramatta. He became a farmer and grazier in the Upper Hunter area of New South Wales. He was the half brother of Joe Abbott, Member of the Australian House of Representatives (MP) for New England 1940-1949, and the cousin of Aubrey Abbott, MP for Gwydir 1925-1929 and 1931-1937. In 1913 he was elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly as the member for Upper Hunter, first as a Liberal and then from 1916 as a Nationalist. In 1918 he left the Assembly. In 1934 he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Country Party Senator for New South Wales. He was defeated in 1940. Abbott died in 1960.
|Offspring of Macartney Abbott and Elizabeth Clare Hall (c1881-1968)|
|William Edward Macartney Abbott (1906-1987)|| |
|Terence Kingsmill Abbott (1912-1986)|
- ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. http://psephos.adam-carr.net/countries/a/australia. Retrieved 2008-11-10.
| Member for Upper Hunter|
1913 – 1918
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