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Corser, Edward Bernard Cresset

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Birth Date: 1852 (Upton Cresset, Shropshire, England)

Death Date: 31 July 1928 (Maryborough, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Edward Corser and Charlotte (nee Towell)

Family: Mary Jane Stewart Brown on 15 May 1877, 5 sons, 1 daughter

Education: Worcester

Religion: Roman Catholic

Relationship to Politician: Father of Bernard Corser (Member for Burnett 1912-1928), in Parliament simultaneously


Bank Officer, Commercial Banking Company of Sydney, Brisbane, Maryborough and Goyridah, 1867-1871; Founder, wine, spirit and mercantile business, Maryborough, 1872; Director, Maryborough Co-Operative Dairy Company

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Maryborough 12 Oct 1909 22 May 1915

Other Seats: Member of the House of Representatives (Federal), WIDE BAY, Qld, 11 Dec 1915 to 31 Jul 1928

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Burrum Divisional Board. Member, Maryborough Chamber of Commerce. Member, Maryborough Fire Brigade. Member, Maryborough Town Building Society. Member, Western Railway Association. Member, Maryborough Hospital and Harbour Boards

Sources: Image courtesy of the National Library of Australia, Image No: 3683646; 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)