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McGhie, Charles Stewart

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Birth Date: 17 May 1839 (Wigton, Scotland)

Death Date: 21 January 1917 (Maryborough, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: William McGhie and Elizabeth (nee Stewart)

Family: Maria Holmes on 30 April 1866, 5 sons, 4 daughters

Education: Wigton Government School

Religion: Presbyterian


Apprentice shipbuilder; Shipwright; Engineer, Queensland Government Railways; Superintendent, Maryborough; Proprietor, Maryborough 'Alert'

Local Government Service: Alderman, Maryborough; Mayor of Maryborough, 1898

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Council NONE Legislative Council 4 May 1904 21 Jan 1917 Died in office

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Hospital and Fire Brigade Boards, Maryborough

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 111588; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Tuesday, 22 August 2017]