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William Anderson

William Anderson

Born
03 January 1828 (Montrose)
Died
06 May 1909 (Colombo)
Parents
James and Hannah, nee Aikenhead
Marriage
Ann Broadbent; no children
Occupation
Farmer
Religion
Presbyterian
Career
Arrived Launceston 1842; to Port Fairy 1844; worked with father as builder; took charge of business 1849; together purchased Rosemount, Southern Cross, Koroit district, 1854; successful farmers. President Royal Hort. Society etc.; member Camperdown and Belfast road boards.;President Belfast shire 1864
House
Electorate
Start
End
MLA
Villiers and Heytesbury
1st May 1880
 
1st Apr 1892
 

*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
Warrnambool 1871, Villiers and Heytesbury 1892, 1894
Appointments
Commissioner Public Works, vice-president Board Land & Works 2 Sept 1890-5 Nov 1890
 
Royal commission police of Vic. 1881, shop employees 1884, extension of Melbourne westward 1887, coal industry of Vic. 1889
 
Railways Standing Commission 1890
References
Australian Dictionary of Biography, 3; Miller, B., 'From Montrose to Rosemount', 1996.
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)