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Petrie, Andrew Lang

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Birth Date: 25 June 1854 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 1 April 1928 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: John Petrie and Jane Keith (nee McNaught)

Family: (2) Eliza Anne Agnes Luya on 14 April 1887, 2 sons, 1 daughter, (1) Margaret Aird on 4 January 1877, 1 son

Education: Brisbane Normal and Collegiate schools

Religion: Presbyterian


Clerk, customs service; Partner, family business, building and contracting, 1882; Founder, Toowong tombstone firm, 1916; Director, Brisbane Milling Company, 1916

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Toombul 10 Apr 1893 27 Aug 1904
Assembly OPP Toombul 27 Aug 1904 5 Feb 1908
Assembly MIN Toombul 5 Feb 1908 22 May 1915
Assembly LIB Toombul 22 May 1915 16 Mar 1918
Assembly NAT Toombul 16 Mar 1918 12 May 1923
Assembly UAP Toombul 12 May 1923 8 May 1926 Did not contest

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Member, Royal Commission into Public Works 1900

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Hamilton Divisional Board, 1884-1893; Member, Toombul Divisional Board; Member, Brisbane Cemetery Board

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg:167296; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Hughes, Colin A and BD Graham, Voting for the Queensland Legislative Assembly 1890-1964, (Canberra: ANU, Department of Political Science, 1974)