Born 5 February 1827
(Tenekill, Queens County)
Died 9 February 1889. (Richmond. Buried Melbourne General Cemetery.)
Parents: Patrick, landowner and M.P., and ? , nee Dillon
Marriage: 1854 Alicia Dunne; 1s. 2d.
Occupation: Mining investor
Education: Carlton College and Trinity College, Dublin; trained as a civil engineer
Career: Arrived Melbourne 1852; worked on Melbourne-Geelong railway line; briefly mining Ovens district; to Ballarat 1853; leader of the Eureka rebellion Dec 1854 and suffered loss of arm. Inspector of works, Railways Department. 1856-1857. Director mining companies. Declined knighthood.
|House||Electorate||Start *||End *|
|MLC||Ballarat||November 1855||March 1856|
|MLA||North Grenville||November 1856||August 1859|
|MLA||South Grant||October 1859||January 1871|
|MLA||South Grant||May 1874||April 1877|
|MLA||Grant||May 1877||February 1889|
*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.