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Aland, Robert

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Birth Date: 24 December 1836 (London, England)

Death Date: 19 March 1904 (Warwick, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Isaac Aland and Ann

Family: Margaret Clegg in Brisbane, Queensland in 1856, 5 sons, 7 daughters

Religion: Wesleyan


Migrated to Sydney in 1853 and Brisbane, 1855; Store clerk, Ipswich; Arrived Toowoomba, 1866; Established successful ironmongery business, Toowoomba and Warwick, 1876 to 1888; Major shareholder Toowoomba Foundry Company, 1886 and chairman of directors, 1901

Local Government Service: Alderman and Mayor, Toowoomba, 1874 to 1875

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Drayton & Toowoomba 14 Jan 1881 6 May 1893 By-election

Additional Information

Notes: Chairman, Toowoomba Hospital Committee, 1879-1904; Trustee, Toowoomba Cemetery; Committee member, Toowoomba Grammar School; Member, Grand Lodge of Queensland

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

[Last Modified: Monday, 14 November 2016]