Barber, George

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Birth Date: 1857 (Hoo, Rochester, Kent, England)

Death Date: 10 April 1932 (Charleville, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: George Barber and Fanny (nee Parker)

Family: (2) Mary Ann Toub on 27 November 1923 in Brisbane, (1) Florence Gifford, in Canterbury, England, 6 sons, 4 daughters

Religion: Presbyterian


Town contractor and builder, 1893; Partner, P. & A. Barber, 1908-1924; Managing Director, Barber Limited, 1924

Local Government Service: Alderman, Charleville; Town Clerk, Charleville; Mayor of Charleville, 1901, 1903

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Warrego 18 May 1907 24 Sep 1907 Unseated by petition

Additional Information

Notes: Chairman, Fire Brigade Board; Chairman, Charleville Hospital; Member, Pastoral and Agricultural Association; Manchester Unity Independent Order of Oddfellows

Sources: Image courtesy of Bob Barber; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)