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Herbertson, Robert

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Birth Date: 1852 (Hobart, Tasmania, Australia)

Death Date: 1 March 1940 (Ormiston, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Andrew Herbertson and Christiana (nee Stewart)

Family: Mary Hannah Brear in Clunes, Victoria, 2 sons, 2 daughters

Education: Educated by Father at Eureka Stockade

Religion: Church of England


Miner: Maryborough, Bendigo, Dunolly and Creswick, 1869; Manager, Oakleigh Brick and Tile Works, Melbourne; Municipal Contractor, Melbourne; Hotel manager, Gladstone, 1880; Mining Speculator, Glassford Creek, Easton Boyne, Calliope, Raglan and Callide Fields

Local Government Service: Alderman and Mayor of Gladstone; Member, Calliope Shire Council

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Port Curtis 27 Aug 1904 4 Feb 1908
Assembly OPP Port Curtis 5 Feb 1908 2 Oct 1909

Additional Information

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

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 18 July 2017]