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Murphy, Francis Reid

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Birth Date: 27 March 1844 (Jaewah Station, New South Wales, Australia)

Death Date: 24 January 1892 (Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Francis Murphy and Agnes (nee Reid)

Family: Isabella Power in 1873, 3 children

Education: Melbourne Church of England Grammar School

Religion: Church of England

Relationship to Politician: His father, Francis was the first Speaker in the Victorian Legislative Assembly from 21 November 1856 to January 1871


Pastoral Experience, 1974; Lessee Northampton Downs; Founder Queensland Pastoralists' Association 1891, President, Central Queensland Pastoralists' Association; Executive Commissioner, Centennial International Exhibition, Melbourne

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Barcoo 24 Nov 1885 24 Jan 1892

Additional Information

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 68334; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Friday, 25 August 2017]