Born 16 August 1838
Died 22 July 1922. (Numurkah)
Marriage: 1863? Miner's Rest, Hannah Welch; 2s. 3d.
Career: After experience in whaling, arrived Vic. 1856, where his parents who preceded him had a farm at Miner's Rest; went to Ararat and Pleasant Creek diggings, and to the bogus Port Curtis rush, Queensland. 1858; on return joined his father as contractor, chiefly Ballarat district; selected land in Goulbum Valley near Numurkah 1873-1874 and developed Wunghnu Park estate. President farmer's union at Wunghnu. Management of his estate was taken over by two sons. Freemason. Leading member of country factions in 80s and 90s. President Shepparton shire council 1879-1881
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLA||Moira||June 1884||(b/e)||March 1889|
|MLA||Numurkah and Nathalia||April 1889||May 1904|
|MLA||Goulburn Valley||June 1904||November 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.