Tooth, Nicholas Edward Nelson

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Birth Date: 7 September 1844 (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)

Death Date: 17 August 1913 (Maryborough, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: John Tooth and Elizabeth (nee Newnham)

Family: Charlotte Thomson on 14 April 1868, 4 sons, 4 daughters

Education: Castle's private school Calder House, Sydney

Religion: Church of England


Clerk, Bank of New South Wales; 1863 pastoral experience with brother at Widgee Station, unsuccessful; Leased Kolan Station; Stock-drover with F. Bryant agent and auctioneer Maryborough; Farmer for two years Walkers Point Maryborough; Clerk, Walker's Foundry; 1878 senior partner Vulcan Foundry Maryborough; Inspector, Boring plant Erromanga Western Queensland; 1904-13 Clerk, Pialba Shire Council; Member, Protestant Alliance Friendly Society; Chamber of Commerce, Hospital Board, School of Arts, Pastoral and Agricultural Society and of Pennsylvania Building and Investment Co.

Local Government Service: Alderman, Maryborough; Mayor 1880-81, 1885-86,1889,1891; Chairman, Burrum Division Board

Military Service: Major, Wide Bay and Burnett Infantry Regiment

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Burrum 18 Apr 1893 11 Mar 1902

Additional Information

Sources: Imaged sourced from 'The Queenslander', 30 September 1893; Waterson, D B, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)