Balfour, John

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Birth Date: 1820 (Edinburgh, Scotland)

Death Date: 21 March 1875 (Edinburgh, Scotland)

Parents: Melville Balfour and Joanna (nee Brunton)

Family: Jane Graham on 3 March 1854, 2 sons

Religion: Presbyterian


Lessee, Colinton Station, Moreton, c.1846; Lessee, Cumkillenbar Station, Darling Downs, and Columba Station, Leichhardt, 1849 to 1862; Partner with GE Forbes in Colinton Station, 1854 to 1862

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Council NONE Legislative Council 1 May 1860 23 Apr 1864 Retired

Additional Information

Notes: John Balfour was the uncle of Robert Louis Stevenson

Sources: Waterson, DB, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

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