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Armstrong, Hon William Drayton

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Birth Date: 28 March 1862 (Drayton, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 2 June 1936 (Gatton, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: William Armstrong and Medora Eliza (nee Beit)

Education: Privately educated

Religion: Church of England


Clerk, Roads Department, 1880-1882; Overseer, Diamantina, 1884; Manager, Lake Clarendon Station (near Gatton); Captain, Gatton Mounted Infantry, 13th Light Horse

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Lockyer 18 Apr 1893 27 Aug 1904
Assembly OPP Lockyer 18 May 1907 5 Feb 1908
Assembly MIN Lockyer 5 Feb 1908 22 May 1915
Assembly LIB Lockyer 22 May 1915 16 Mar 1918

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Speaker 11 Jul 1911 15 Apr 1915
Chairman of Committees 4 Nov 1909 11 Jul 1911
Member, Royal Commission for Land Settlement 1897

Additional Information

Notes: Representative, Queensland Osaka Exhibition, 1903; Member, Tarampa Divisional Board; President, Lockyer Agricultural and Horticultural Association

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 191911 ; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Monday, 28 November 2016]