Godfrey, Frederick Race

Born 11 May 1828 (Bellary)
Died 11 September 1910. (St Kilda)
Parents: Colonel John Race and Jane Octavia Woodhouse
Marriage: (1) 1854 St Kilda, Margaret Lilias Chambers; 5s. 4d.; (2) 1898 Sydney, Marion Walker; no children
Occupation: Landowner
Religion: Church of England
Education: Exeter Grammar School, England

Career: Arrived Port Phillip 1847; partnered brother Henry in pastoral pursuits, Boort Station, Loddon district; sold Boort 1863; bought Pevensey, Hay, NSW, and lived at Mt Ridley, Craigieburn; settled St Kilda in the 1880s, director or committeeman many and varied companies and institutions. President Merriang shire council; member Broadmeadows council chairman

House Electorate Start *   End *  
MLAEast BourkeMay 1874 April 1877 

Other seats contested: E. Bourke 1868, Kilmore and Anglesey 1877; S. Province (Legislative Council) 1882
Appointments: Royal commission Aborigines 1877, charitable institutions 1890
References: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 4
Initial data source: Thomson, K & Serle, G, 'A Biographical Register of the Victorian Legislature 1851-1900', ANU Press, 1972
Last update: 1972 (last date the record was checked and updated)

*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.