Re-Member (Former Members)

Back to search

Horatio Spencer Howe Wills

Horatio Spencer Howe Wills

Born
05 October 1811 (Sydney, New South Wales)
Died
17 October 1861 (Queensland.)
Parents
Edward Spencer and Sarah, nee Harding
Marriage
1833 Parramatta, NSW, Elizabeth McGuire; 3s. 5d.
Occupation
Farmer
Religion
Church of England
Education
Apprenticed 1823 to his step-brother, Robert Howe of the Sydney Gazette
Career
Became publisher of his step-brother's Sydney Gazette, and the Currency Lad; overlanded to Port Phillip Dec 1839; settled on Lexington run near Ararat 1842-1852; then model farmer and squire at Point Henry near Geelong; killed by aboriginals when taking up a run in Queensland.;
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLC
Grant
1st Jan 1855
 
1st Mar 1856
 
MLA
South Grant
1st Nov 1856
 
1st Aug 1859
 

*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.

References
Australian Dictionary of Biography, 2
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)