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Sir Andrew Clarke

Andrew Clarke

Born
27 July 1824 (Southsea, Hampshire)
Died
29 March 1902 (London)
Parents
Colonel Andrew and Frances Jackson, nee Lardner
Marriage
1867 London, Mary Margaret MacKillop; 1d.
Occupation
Military engineer and government officer
Religion
Church of England?
Education
King's School, Canterbury, Portora School, Enniskillen, Ireland, and Royal Military Academy, Woolwich
Career
Commissioned 2nd lieutenant. Royal Engineers; arrived Hobart with Sir William Denison 1847; worked with his detachment in NZ and returned Hobart 1849; became private secretary to Denison; transferred to Melbourne 1853 as surveyor-general; returned to England 1858; held various appointments including governor of Straits Settlements and inspector-general of fortifications; promoted lieutenant-general CB, KCMG, GCMG, CIE. Acted as agent-general for Vic. several times.;
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLC
Office-bearing nominee
1st Aug 1853
 
1st Mar 1856
 
MLA
South Melbourne
1st Nov 1856
 
1st Aug 1858
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.

Appointments
Surveyor-general 29 Aug 1853-11 Mar 1857
References
Australian Dictionary of Biography, 3. Image: Andrew Clarke, Surveyor-General [picture]. In Collection: [Portraits of Victorian Surveyor-Generals and Ministers for Lands]. State Library of Victoria.
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)