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James Liddell Purves

James Liddell Purves

Born
23 August 1843 (Melbourne, Victoria)
Died
24 November 1910 (South Yarra.)
Parents
James, graziter, and Caroline, nee Goillod
Marriage
(1) 1875 Melbourne, Annie Lavinia Grice; 1s.; (2) 1879 Sydney, Eliza Elsie Brodribb; 3s. 3d.
Occupation
Barrister
Religion
Church of England
Education
Melbourne Diocesan School 1853-1855, King's College London, and in Europe
 
Entered Trinity College Cambridge, and Lincoln's Inn 1861
 
Matriculated same year, but did not proceed to a degree.
Career
Called to Bar June 1865; returned Melbourne and admitted Vic. Bar Dec 1866; built up a large practice and became famous advocate. President Aust. Natives' Association 1888-1889. QC 1886.;
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLA
Mornington
1st Apr 1872
(b/e)
1st Feb 1880
 

*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
Footscray Feb 1880, Maryborough and Talbot July 1880
References
Australian Dictionary of Biography, 5
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)