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Groom, Henry Littleton

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Birth Date: 4 January 1860 (Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 4 January 1926 (Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: William Henry Groom and Grace (nee Littleton)

Family: Marion Flora Black on 30 November 1898 at Toowoomba, 2 sons, 1 daughter

Education: St. Mary's school, Ipswich.; Brisbane Boys' Grammar School

Religion: Church of England


Business manager and managing director (1901), 'Toowoomba Chronicle'; Lieutenant, Queensland Defence Forces, during the shearer's strike at Charleville, 1891

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Council NONE Legislative Council 12 Jul 1906 23 Mar 1922 Council Abolished

Additional Information

Notes: Son of William Henry Groom, Member for Drayton & Toowoomba and then Toowoomba, 1862-1901

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 196157; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Kirkpatrick, Rod, 'Groom, Henry Littleton (1860-1926)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, V.9, Melbourne University Press, 1983, p130