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Walsh, John

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Birth Date: 1842 (County Galway, Ireland)

Death Date: 13 February 1893 (Randwick, New South Wales, Australia)

Parents: John Walsh and Margaret (nee Geognan)

Family: Margaret Jane Clohesy on 28 December 1867, 6 daughters

Religion: Roman Catholic


Storekeeper, Cooktown, 1874-79; Storekeeper, Smithfield, Cairns, 1877; Railway contractor and investor in NSW, 1884

Local Government Service: Mayor of Cooktown, 1876-77

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Cook 14 Nov 1878 10 Aug 1883

Additional Information

Notes: Chair, Cooktown Hospital Committee, 1875

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

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 18 July 2017]