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Gray, Hon George Wilkie

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Birth Date: 3 August 1844 (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)

Death Date: 22 September 1924 (Hamilton, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Alexander Gray and Margaret (nee Hall)

Family: (2) Lilian Eleanor MacDonnell on 5 April 1919, (1) Maria Emma Boulderson on 11 February 1871, 2 sons

Religion: Roman Catholic


Managing Director, Fitzgerald Quinlan & Co; Managing Director, Castlemaine Brewing Co., 1888-1924

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Council NONE Legislative Council 23 Aug 1894 23 Mar 1922 Council Abolished

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Minister without Office and Representative of Government in Legislative Council 7 Dec 1899 17 Sep 1903
Minister without Office and Representative of Government in Legislative Council 12 Oct 1898 1 Dec 1899

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Queensland Club; Director: Queensland Trustees, Queensland Sugar Co, Queensland National Bank, Daily Mail, Millaquin Sugar Co, National Mutual Life. Patron of sport particularly athletics, cycling, sailing and cricket

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 193932; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Couchley, B, 'Gray, George Wilkie (1844-1924)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, V.9, Melbourne University Press, 1983, pp 84-85

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