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Turner, John Sargent

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Birth Date: 3 December 1826 (Whangaroa, New Zealand)

Death Date: 29 July 1900 (New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Nathaniel Turner and Anne (nee Sargent)

Family: Adelaide Mary Jane Palmer on 7 August 1855, 3 sons

Education: Church Missionary College, Waimate, New Zealand.; Tasmanian private schools

Religion: Wesleyan


Director, Queensland Mercantile and Agency Co., South Australia

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Council NONE Legislative Council 18 Apr 1878 30 Jul 1900

Additional Information

Notes: Opened the Union Bank in Brisbane, c.1852. Trustee, Lady Bowen Hospital; Member, Queensland Acclimatisation Society

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