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Plant, Edmund Harris Thornburgh

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Birth Date: 10 December 1844 (Nottingham, England)

Death Date: 28 April 1926 (Sandgate, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: C. Frederick Plant and Maria (nee Neville)

Family: Elizabeth Esther Hodel on 8 November 1873, 2 sons, 5 daughters

Education: Nottingham

Religion: Church of England


Pastoral experience; miner; Proprietor, 'Charters Towers Evening Telegraph'; Director, Bank of North Queensland, to 1893

Local Government Service: Chairman, Dalrymple Divisional Board

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Council NONE Legislative Council 8 Jun 1905 23 Mar 1922 Council Abolished

Additional Information

Notes: Member: Charters Towers Water Board, Townsville Harbour Board, Royal Colonial Institute and Australian Institute Mining Engineering

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 5729; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)