Born 25 December 1831
(Tromroe, County Clare)
Died 5 April 1913. (St Kilda. Buried in Brighton General Cemetery.)
Parents: James, landowner, and Maria, nee Coffey
Marriage: Maria Theresa Cahill; no children
Occupation: Newspaper proprietor and barrister
Education: Galway College, Ireland
Career: Went to USA c1849, returned Ireland 1854; arrived Melbourne Feb 1855; settled Bendigo and with Angus Mackay bought the Bendigo Advertiser and established other country newspapers. Member municipal council Sandhurst; first president Campaspe road board 1861; admitted Vic. Bar 1865; crown prosecutor 1883; County Court judge 1884-1900; KC 1901; CMG.
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLA||Sandhurst||August 1861||March 1862||Unseated|
|MLA||Mandurang||August 1863||(b/e)||February 1880|
*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.