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Macfarlane, John

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Birth Date: 2 June 1829 (Glasgow, Scotland)

Death Date: 7 March 1894 (Sandgate, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: John Macfarlane and Agnes (nee Housten)

Family: Margaret McKenzie, 4 sons, 2 daughters

Education: Parish schools, Glasgow (Scotland)

Religion: Congregationalist


Storekeeper, Cribb & Foote, c.1862; Draper, Greenham & Bennett; Director, Woollen Co., 1875 to 1894

Local Government Service: Alderman, Ipswich.; Mayor of Ipswich, 1876

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Ipswich 7 Mar 1878 7 Mar 1894 Died in office

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Ipswich Hospital Board; Founder, Temperance Society; Member, Independent Order of Rechabites; Trustee, Boys' Grammar School

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 195647; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)