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Joseph Bosisto

Joseph Bosisto

Born
21 March 1824 (Leeds)
Died
08 November 1898 (Richmond)
Parents
William and Maria, nee Lazenby
Marriage
1852 Adelaide, Eliza Johnston; no children
Occupation
Chemist
Religion
Methodist
Education
Attended Leeds School of Medicine
 
Took up pharmacy
 
Served apprenticeship London
Career
Arrived Adelaide 1848; to goldfields Forest Creek, Vic. 1851; opened pharmacy Richmond and a distillery for eucalyptus oil. Founding member Pharmaceutical Society of Vic., later president; president Board of Pharmacy 1877-1882. CMG 1886.;Mayor Richmond 1864-1866
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLA
Richmond
1st Dec 1874
(b/e)
1st Mar 1889
 
MLA
Jolimont and West Richmond
1st May 1892
 
1st Sep 1894
 

*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.

Other seats contested
Richmond 1889, Jolimont and W. Richmond 1894
Appointments
Royal commission tariff 1881, technological and industrial instruction 1886-1887 (appointed commissioner 1880)
References
Australian Dictionary of Biography, 3; Stirling, A., 'Joseph Bosisto', Melbourne, 1970.
Initial Data Source
Thomson, K & Serle, G, 'A Biographical Register of the Victorian Legislature 1851-1900', ANU Press, 1972
Last Update
Array (last date the record was checked and updated)