Mauger, Samuel

Born 12 November 1857 (Geelong, Victoria)
Died 26 June 1936. (Elsternwick)
Marriage: 1880, Hannah Rice; 4s. 4d.
Occupation: Hat manufacturer
Religion: Australian Church
Education: Geelong national school

Career: Parents had migrated from Channel Islands in 1850s. apprenticed to a hat manufacturer and became proprietor of the business. Superintendent Fire Brigades' Association of Vic.; president Metropolitan Fire Brigades Board; a founder and secretary Anti-Sweating League; chairman several wages boards; president Young Men's Christian Association; president Melbourne Total Abstinence Society Prominent protectionist.

House Electorate Start *   End *  
MLAFootscrayJanuary 1900(b/e)May 1901Resigned

Other seats contested: Fitzroy 1892, S. Melbourne 1896, Portland 1897
Non-Victorian Parliamentary Service: MHR 1901-1910
Appointments: Board enquiry on unemployment 1899; royal commission factories and shops law of Vic. 1900
References: Serle, P., 'Dictionary of Australian Biography', 2 vols, Sydney, 1949; Mauger papers, NL.
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.