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Buchanan, Archibald Berdmore

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Birth Date: 9 January 1823 (London, England)

Death Date: 30 March 1883 (Rome, Italy)

Parents: William Buchanan and Charlotte

Religion: Presbyterian


Leased Chinchilla and Wongongera stations, Darling Downs, 1862 to 1867; Leased Cardbeign Station, Leichhardt, 1867 to 1868; Obtained investments in Barcoo; Leased western Darling Downs stations with TS Mort; Partner in Collaroy Station, Isaacs River, 1874; Promoted Queensland National Bank and Queensland Investment and Land Mortgage Company with partner; Director of the Australia and New Zealand Land Company

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Mitchell 8 Feb 1870 14 Feb 1870 By-election
Assembly NONE Warrego 8 Aug 1871 14 Nov 1873
Council NONE Legislative Council 2 Jan 1874 6 Jun 1878 Seat declared vacant

Additional Information

Sources: Image courtesy of State Library of Queensland; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); The Times, 15 June 1883

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 28 June 2017]