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Forbes, George Edward

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Birth Date: 8 August 1828 (Edinburgh, Scotland)

Death Date: 2 July 1881 (Leith, Scotland)

Parents: George Forbes and Mary (nee Hay)

Family: Louisa Lilias Trotter at Edinburgh on 11 June 1868 2 sons, 2 daughters

Education: Educated at Edinburgh

Religion: Presbyterian


Pastoralist; Formed partnership with John Balfour in Colinton run from 1854 to 1862; Formed partnership with Alexander Raff in Colinton in 1875; Leased Ravenswood and Dreghorn runs in the Kennedy district

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Clermont 13 Nov 1866 18 Jun 1867

Additional Information

Sources: Byrne, Dianne, `Louisa Lillias Forbes', Dictionary of Australian Artists Online; Waterson, DB, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 18 July 2017]