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Murphy, William Sydney

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Birth Date: 1868 (Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia)

Death Date: 23 October 1930 (Strathfield, New South Wales, Australia)

Parents: Edward Murphy and Eliza (nee Drane)

Education: Mudgee and Sydney

Religion: Church of England


Editor, Croydon Mining News, c.1890; Proprietor, Croydon Mining News, 1892 to 1929

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Croydon 21 May 1904 18 May 1907 By-election
Assembly OPP Croydon 5 Feb 1908 29 Oct 1908
Assembly IND Croydon 29 Oct 1908 27 Apr 1912
Assembly IND Burke 27 Apr 1912 16 Mar 1918

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Royal Commission into Miners' Health, 1910

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)