Forrest, Edward Barrow

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Birth Date: February 1838 (Windemere, Westmoreland, England)

Death Date: 30 March 1914 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: John Forrest and H. (nee Barrow)

Family: Elizabeth Leary on 29 April 1861 in Sydney, 4 sons, 4 daughters

Education: Windemere and King's School, Parramatta NSW

Religion: Church of England


Commercial clerk, Colonial Sugar Refining Co; Managing partner, Parbury, Lamb & Co, shipping agents and merchants; Vice-consul for France

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Council NONE Legislative Council 15 Aug 1882 8 Mar 1899
Assembly MIN Brisbane North 20 Apr 1899 27 Aug 1904
Assembly OPP Brisbane North 27 Aug 1904 5 Feb 1908
Assembly MIN Brisbane North 5 Feb 1908 27 Apr 1912
Council NONE Legislative Council 14 Jun 1913 30 Mar 1914

Additional Information

Notes: Director, Colonial Sugar Refinery and Australian Mutual Provident Society. Director, Queensland Investment Co. Brisbane Gas Co. Castlemaine Brewery, North Brisbane; and Mercantile Insurance Co. Member, Marine Board of Queensland. President, Brisbane Musical Union. Member, Queensland National Bank Inquiry; Commodore, Royal Queensland Yacht Club

Sources: Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001); Hughes, Colin A and BD Graham, Voting for the Queensland Legislative Assembly 1890-1964, (Canberra: ANU, Department of Political Science, 1974)