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William Dixon Campbell Denovan

Born
20 December 1829 (Edinburgh, Mid-Lothian, Scotland)
Died
13 July 1906
Parents
Francis Garden, shipbroker and consul, and Margaret
Marriage

Religion: Presbyterian?

Marital Status: Unmarried

Education
Local schools and opened school at Cupar (Fife)
Career

Mining investor

Arrived Melbourne Oct 1852; mining Mount Alexander and Bendigo and joined protest against the licence system; prominent in red-ribbon movement and Goldfields Reform League; member of first Sandhurst court 1855; Journalist Ballarat and Bendigo; gold buyer Bank of Victoria 1856; mine manager 1860; sharebroker 1867 and a founder of local stock exchange; at first successful in mining speculations, then suffered financial loss; prominent in Loyal Liberal Association, Bendigo Liberal Association and local land leagues.

Bendigo city councillor 1877, town clerk 1879-1892
HouseElectorateStart End
Legislative AssemblySandhurst1 August 18611 July 1862Resigned

*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.
Speeches
References

References: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 4

Data Source: Thomson, K & Serle, G, 'A Biographical Register of the Victorian Legislature 1851-1900', ANU Press, 1972


Last updated: 29th April 2019