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Ambrose Henry Spencer Kyte

Ambrose Henry Spencer Kyte

Born
1822 (Nenagh, Tipperary)
Died
16 November 1868 (Carlton)
Parents
Stephen Kyte and Margaret Mitchell
Marriage
20 November 1842 Sarah Ann Finnan; 1s. 3d.
Occupation
Merchant
Religion
Church of England
Career
Arrived Port Phillip 1840; worked in brewery; became hay and corn merchant, then general merchant Bourke St.; large urban property owner; anonymous donor of £1000 to Burke and Wills expedition. Failure of speculative ventures led to involvement with the Victorian Association, Hugh Glass and parliamentary corruption.;
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLA
East Melbourne
1st Aug 1861
 
1st Dec 1865
 
MLA
Richmond
1st Jan 1867
(b/e)
1st Dec 1867
 

*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
Collingwood 1859, E. Melbourne 1866
References
Kiddle, M., 'Men of Yesterday: A Social History of the Western District of Victoria 1834-1890', Melbourne, 1961; Sayers, C. E., 'David Syme: A Life', Melbourne, 1965; Australasian, 21 Nov 1868; Truth, 30 June 1917; Australian Dictionary of Biography supp.v.
Initial Data Source
Thomson, K & Serle, G, 'A Biographical Register of the Victorian Legislature 1851-1900', ANU Press, 1972
Last Update
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