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Brown, William Villiers

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Birth Date: 1843 (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)

Death Date: 29 April 1915 (Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: William Anthony Brown and Caroline Amelia (nee Knapp)

Family: Emily Warner at Brisbane, 1 son

Education: Revs Mowbray and Carter private schools

Religion: Church of England


Director, Royal Bank of Queensland

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Townsville 11 Nov 1885 12 May 1888 By-election
Assembly NONE Townsville 2 May 1891 6 May 1893 By-election
Council NONE Legislative Council 15 Jul 1901 29 Apr 1915 Died in Office

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Minister without Portfolio and Representative of Government in Legislative Council 19 Nov 1907 18 Feb 1908

Additional Information

Notes: Died suddenly as a result of a railway accident at Toowoomba

Sources: Image sourced from 'The Brisbane Courier', 30 Apr 1915, p.8; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 28 June 2017]