Born 15 October 1844
Died 8 March 1917. (St Kilda. Buried St. Kilda General Cemetery.)
Parents: Sir Charles Gavan, barrister, and Emily, nee McLauglin
Marriage: 1874 Melbourne, Margaret Mary Callan; 2s. 3d.
Education: Dublin and Stonyhurst, Lancashire
Career: Arrived Melbourne Aug 1859; spent a few years on his father's pastoral property; articled to J. G. Duffett, Melbourne solicitor, and admitted Supreme Court 1876; partnered W. J. Wilkinson till 1891, and later with T. E. King formed Gavan Duffy & King; president Law Institute Vic. 1887-1888. Represented Vic. at several postal conferences; chairman Standing Committee at Federal Council 1893; delegate to Premiers' Conference 1896. Knight of St Gregory.
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLA||Dalhousie||May 1874||February 1886|
|MLA||Dalhousie||June 1887||(b/e)||March 1889|
|MLA||Kilmore, Dalhousie and Lancefield||April 1889||May 1904|
*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.