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Archer, Edward Walker

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Birth Date: 12 December 1871 (Croydon, England)

Death Date: 1 July 1940 (Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: David Archer and Susan (nee Stubbs)

Family: Ada Jessie Rhoades on 18 May 1901, 1 son, 2 daughters

Education: Whitgift Grammar School, London (England); King's College School, London (England)

Religion: Church of England


Officer, British India Steam Navigation Co., London, 1891-1894; Property Manager, Gracemere, Tarsdale and Laleham

Local Government Service: Member, Calliope Shire Council; Member, Fitzroy Shire Council

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly LIB Normanby 5 Mar 1914 22 May 1915 By-election

Other Seats: Liberal Member of the House of Representatives (Federal), Capricornia, Queensland 12 Dec 1906-13 Apr 1910

Additional Information

Notes: Chairman, Port Curtis Co-Op Dairy Co., 1904-1907; Member, Rockhampton Harbour Board; Executive, Agricultural Society; Member, United Graziers' Association, Queensland

Sources: Image sourced from the collection of the Queensland Parliamentary Library and Research Service; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 9 December 2015]