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Wakefield, Hiram

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Birth Date: 7 May 1837 (Bristol, England)

Death Date: 25 June 1905 (Brisbane, Australia)

Parents: James Hiram and Hannah

Family: Margaret Brich on 29 March 1861, 3 sons, 4 daughters

Education: Bristol, England

Religion: Methodist


1857 successful Brisbane iron importing and plumbing business; 1877 invested 2000 pounds into Townsville ice works; President Queensland Master Plumbers Association; Chairman Brisbane Permanent Building Society

Local Government Service: Alderman, Brisbane City Council; Alderman, Sandgate 1881, Mayor 1887-88

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Moreton 13 May 1885 17 May 1888 By-election

Additional Information

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg:164326; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)