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Beor, Henry Rogers

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Birth Date: 7 February 1846 (Swansea, Wales)

Death Date: 25 December 1880 (SS Rotorua, Tasman Sea)

Parents: Richard White Beor and Elizabeth (nee Jenkins)

Family: Marion Taylor on 12 April 1876 in Sydney

Education: Swansea and St Johns College, Cambridge (BA, 1868)

Religion: Church of England


Called to the Bar at the Middle Temple, 1870. Arrived in Queensland, 1875 and admitted to the Bar in December; Admitted to the Vice-Admiralty Court of Queensland as advocate, March 1876; Appointed to Master of Titles, 1876; Appointed QC, 1880

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Bowen 23 Apr 1877 25 Dec 1880 By-election

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Attorney-General 4 Jun 1880 25 Dec 1880

Additional Information

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg:93935; Waterson, DB, Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Brisbane Courier, 30 December 1880 ; Bell, Jacqueline, 'Beor, Henry Rogers (1846-1880)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, V.3, Melbourne University Press, 1969, pp.147-148

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