Born 18 April 1856
Died 22 August 1914. (Surrey Hills. Box Hill cemetery)
Parents: John, railways time-keeper, and Harriet Denman, both b. England
Marriage: 18 Jan 1882 Elizabeth Jane Simmons
Occupation: Engine-driver and union secretary
Career: Grocer's boy at Ballarat; to Melbourne with family and joined Vic. Railways as carriage-cleaner, later fireman and engine-driver; secretary Locomotive Engineers Association, retired due to ill-health but returned to assist reorganisation after 1903 strike.
Party Note: Legislative Council leader and one of the first two Labor reps to be elected to LC.
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLC||Public and Railway Officers||June 1904||March 1907|
|MLC||Melbourne North||June 1907||August 1914|
*The Start date for Members elected after 1900 is the date they were elected. The start date for pre-1900 Members is the date they were sworn in.