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Robert Byrne

Born
1821 (Waterford, Munster)
Died
24 March 1909
Parents
Robert
Marriage

Religion: Catholic

Marital Status: (1) May Eliza Fitzherbert; 4s. 5d.; (2) Meg Starr

Career

Auctioneer and estate agent

Emigrated to US 1848 and entered auctioneering business, New York and Boston; arrived Melbourne 1853; purchased town lots Sandridge, and set up as auctioneer, later extending to Melbourne; briefly partner Beauchamp & Byrne, and Byrne, Vale & Company 1875-1883.; director Melbourne Woollen Mills. Moved no-confidence motion which resulted in resignation of McCulloch government 1869.

City councillor c1857; Sandridge borough councillor c1862-1864
HouseElectorateStart End
Legislative AssemblyCrowlands1 February 18661 October 1869

*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.
Inaugural Speech

Last updated: 23rd April 2019