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Grayson, Francis

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Birth Date: 2 September 1849 (Lurgan, County Armagh, Ireland)

Death Date: 27 July 1927 (Warwick, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: John Grayson and Jane (nee Irwin)

Family: Christina Saal, 2 sons, 4 daughters

Education: Church of England School, Lurgan, Ireland

Religion: Church of England


Station hand; storekeeper; auctioneer; Justice of the Peace

Local Government Service: Alderman, Warwick, 1879-1905; Mayor of Warwick, 1892, 1896 and 1904

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Cunningham 27 Aug 1904 21 May 1915
Assembly LIB Cunningham 22 May 1915 15 Mar 1918
Assembly IND Cunningham 16 Mar 1918 9 Oct 1920 Did not contest

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Warwick Licensing Bench. Member, Warwick Hospital Board

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