Stephen, George Milner

Born 18 December 1812 (Wells, Somerset)
Died 16 January 1894. (Brunswick)
Parents: John, NSW judge, and Mary Anne, nee Pasmore
Marriage: 1840 Adelaide, Mary Hindmarsh; 9s. 4d.
Occupation: Barrister
Religion: Church of England?
Education: Honiton Grammar School and Sydney Grammar School

Career: Emigrated Sydney with his father 1824; 1838, advocate-general, crown solicitor, briefly acting governor and colonial secretary South Australia; resigned 1839; in England and Heligoland 1840-1846; then barrister South Australia; in Vic. for most of 1852-1864 as barrister and mining investor; to NSW 1864 and ultimately became a famous faith healer. Land Convention sympathiser.

House Electorate Start *   End *  
MLACollingwoodOctober 1859 July 1861 

Other seats contested: Talbot 1856, Collingwood 1861
References: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 2
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.