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Palmer, Edward

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Birth Date: 8 March 1842 (Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia)

Death Date: 3 May 1899 (Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Edward Thompson Palmer and Jane Emily (nee Robinson)

Family: Clare Susan Betts, 1 daughter

Religion: Church of England


Pastoral experience with Father Ellerslide 1876; 1857 arrives in Queensland; Pastoral pursuits Eureka Station, Wide Bay; Explored Gulf Country; 1864 Part-proprietor Canobie, Flinders River; Wiped out c. 1894; 1898 Appointed divisional inspector Stock, Central District

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Burke 10 Aug 1883 18 Apr 1888
Assembly NONE Carpentaria 24 Apr 1888 4 Apr 1893

Additional Information

Publications: 'Early days in North Queensland' 1903

Sources: Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 30 August 2017]