RE-MEMBER (FORMER MEMBERS)
- 24 June 1819 (Kilmegan, Castlewellan, County Down, Ireland)
- 12 September 1890
- Patrick, farmer
Marital Status: 1848 Glasgow, Sarah Hamilton; 1s. 6d.
- Local schools; trained and worked as engineer and shipbuilder with various firms in England and Scotland
Apprenticed at 16 to the famous railway engineer, George Stevenson, in Newcastle-on-Tyne, then as steam shipbuilder; he became a very competent engineer and arrived Melbourne 1853; established ferry on the Yarra; obtained lease of toll gates on the Sydney and other roads; landowner in Emerald Hill and other districts; mercantile investments. Purchased La Trobe House in William Street 1863, thereby qualifying to sit on the Legisltative Council.
|Legislative Assembly||Murray Boroughs||1 February 1866||1 April 1877|
|Legislative Council||North Eastern||1 November 1882||1 August 1888|
*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
- E. Province Aug 1863, Moira 1877, July 1880
Last updated: 3rd May 2019