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Francis Ormond

Francis Ormond

Born
23 November 1829 (Aberdeen)
Died
05 May 1889 (Pau, France)
Parents
Captain Francis and Isabella, nee Esson?
Marriage
(1) 1851, Ann Greeves; no children; (2) 1885 London, Mary Irvine Oliphant; no children
Occupation
Pastoralist
Religion
Presbyterian
Education
Tyzack's Academy, Liverpool
Career
Arrived Melbourne c1842; worked on father's sheep station and took over management; took up own land in the Wimmera; acquired a station near Skipton; also owned a station near Albury; made munificent gifts for the founding of Working Men's College, for the college at Melbourne University named after him and the Chair of Music, and to St Paul's Cathedral building fund.;
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLC
South Western
1st Apr 1882
(b/e)
1st May 1889
 

*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
Royal commission public instruction 1881
References
Australian Dictionary of Biography, 5; Ross, C. S., 'Francis Ormond', London, 1912.
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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