Died 1 April 1885. (Brighton)
Parents: Louis and Isabella, nee McBean
Marriage: Mary Gaunson; 1s. 4d.
Education: Kingdenie, articled to Chambers & Thurlow, solicitors
Career: Emigrated Sydney 1836; visited NZ 1844 and fought in the Maori war; on return, completed his articles and admitted to partnership; in 1850 chartered a ship and took cargo to San Francisco; returned NSW and transferred to Vic. 1853; briefly on Bendigo diggings; practised as solicitor Melbourne, for a time as partner of Hancock, Duffett & Grant, later alone. Famous land reformer and radical.
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLC||Sandhurst||November 1855||March 1856|
|MLA||Sandhurst||November 1856||August 1859|
|MLA||Avoca||October 1859||July 1870|
|MLA||Avoca||April 1871||April 1885|
*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.