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Wienholt, Arnold (Snr)

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Birth Date: 22 January 1826 (Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, Wales)

Death Date: 16 January 1895 (Locarno, Switzerland)

Parents: John Birkett Wienholt and Sarah (nee Hill)

Education: Privately educated

Relationship to Politician: Brother of Edward Wienholt, Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly for Western Downs 1870-1873 and Darling Downs 1873-1875. He was the uncle of Arnold Wienholt Jnr, Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly for Fassifern 1909-1913 and 1930-1935, and Member of the House of Representatives (Federal) for Moreton, Qld 1919 - 1922


Purchased Maryvale Station in 1849 and Gladfield Station on the Darling Downs in 1852; Partner in the family pastoral empire in the Moreton and Darling Downs districts

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Warwick 30 May 1863 25 Jun 1867

Additional Information

Sources: Imaged sourced from 'The History of Queensland: Its People and Industries' compiled by Matt J. Fox, 1921; Waterson, DB, 'Wienholt, Arnold (1826-1895)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, V.6, Melbourne University Press, 1976, p.397

[Last Modified: Friday, 21 June 2019]