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Mitchell, William

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Birth Date: March 1850 (Falkirk, Scotland, England)

Death Date: 21 May 1923 (Maryborough, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Robert Mitchell and Mary (nee Heggie)

Family: Helen Allen Roughead in Falkirk, 1 son, 2 daughters

Education: Educated in private and night schools

Religion: Presbyterian


Foundry worker, Falkirk Iron Works ; Clerk to a publisher, Edinburgh; Publisher's agent, Queensland, from 1882; Established bookshop, Maryborough

Local Government Service: Alderman, Maryborough, 1891; Member, Tinana Divisional Board, 1895

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Maryborough 27 Aug 1904 2 Oct 1909

Additional Information

Notes: Co-founder, The Patriot newspaper, Maryborough

Sources: Hughes, Colin A and BD Graham, Voting for the Queensland Legislative Assembly 1890-1964, (Canberra: ANU, Department of Political Science, 1974); Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)