Born 25 April 1850
Died 25 August 1913. (Folkestone, England)
Parents: George and Mary
Marriage: 1884 Carlton, Catherine Mary MacMurtrie; 5s. 2d.
Occupation: Mining director
Education: Scotch College Melbourne
Career: Clerk Bank of Vic. till 1881, later a director; became interested in mining and railways; formed Knox, Schlapp & Co., mine owners and engineers; co-operated in formation B.H.P. and Mount Lyell Mining and Railway Company; director of each, and first secretary B.H.P.; connected with other railway and mining companies. Founder and president Chamber of Mines of Vic.; president Chamber of Commerce 1904-1907; member Melbourne Stock Exchange from 1888; Aust Natives' Association; M. Am.I.M.F., M.A.I.M.E.; declined knighthood.
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLC||South-Eastern||September 1898||June? 1901||Resigned|
*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.