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Casey, Richard Gardiner

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Birth Date: 17 December 1846 (Hobart, Tasmania, Australia)

Death Date: 25 April 1919 (Honolulu, USA)

Parents: Cornelius Gavin Casey and Letitia (nee Gardiner)

Family: Evelyn Jane Harris on 24 May 1888, 2 sons

Education: Hobart High and Launceston Grammar Schools

Religion: Church of England


1863 Pastoral experience Murray Downs; 1870 to 75 overseer Willandra and Bellingerambal Stations, Lachlan New South Wales; Manager Kilfera Willandra, New South Wales 1875 to 1883; 1883 Arrived in Queensland; Partner Ryan &; Hanmant, stock and station agents Melbourne; Terrick (Blackall), Kilcummin and Avon Downs; 1894 investor and promoter Londonderry Reef; Goldsbrough Mort, director, 1896; ; 1899 Chairman Mt Morgan Gold Mining Company; Financial manager T.S. Hall

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Warrego 19 May 1888 20 May 1893

Additional Information

Notes: Political Alliance with McIlwraith; Executive, Queensland Pastoral Association, 1891 to 1894; Member Melbourne, Australia and Queensland Clubs; Committee, Victoria Racing Club, 1895 to 1917

Sources: Image sourced from RG Casey, Australian father and son; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

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