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Ogden, Anthony

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Birth Date: 18 March 1866 (Grenoside, Yorkshire, England)

Death Date: 15 May 1943 (Townsville, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Anthony Ogden and Ann (nee Housley)

Family: Mary Ann Gillott on 19 November 1888 in Townsville, 2 sons, 5 daughters

Education: Sheffield

Religion: Wesleyan


Meat worker in Townsville, foundry and later waterside labourer; Secretary, Meatworker's Union, 1912; Secretary, Watersider's Federation of Australia, 1926; Editor, Townsville Clarion; Queensland representative Commonwealth Board of Management

Local Government Service: Alderman, Townsville, 1891 to 1894, 1911 to 1918, 1930; Mayor, Townsville, 1924 to 1927

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Townsville 20 Jan 1894 21 Mar 1896 By-election

Additional Information

Notes: Committee, Townsville Water Authority; Prohibitionist

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 88765; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 30 August 2017]