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Tozer, Vivian Hoyles

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Birth Date: 27 May 1870 (Gympie, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 5 September 1954 (Gympie, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Sir Horace Tozer and Mary Hoyles (nee Wilson)

Family: Mary Anne Farrelly on 12 June 1907, 1 son

Education: R.B. Sheridan's School and A.J. Boyd's Private School, Milton; Brisbane and Ipswich Grammar Schools

Religion: Church of England

Relationship to Politician: Vivian Tozer's father, Sir Horace Tozer represented the seat of Wide Bay, 1871-1871; 1888-1898


Articled Clerk to Anthony Conwell and Sir Horace Tozer, 1898; Trustee and President, Gympie Show Society; Trustee and President, Gympie Turf Club; Trustee and President, Gympie Agriculture, Mining and Pastoral Society; Director, Gympie Mining Co.

Military Service: Captain, Wide Bay Mounted Infantry regiment, 1889; Served at Longreach Shearer's Strike, 1891; Officer in Queensland Contingent of Queen Victoria's Jubilee, London, 1897; Commanding Officer, Moreton Mounted Infantry Regiment

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly CPNP Gympie 11 May 1929 11 May 1935

Additional Information

Notes: Led Gympie mining revival, 1900s; Member, Gympie Mineowners' Association; Member, Gympie Accident Fund; Member, Gympie Chamber of Commerce; Member, Northern Drainage Board; Grand Master, Freemasons