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MacDevitt, Edward O'Donnell

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Birth Date: 1843 (Glenties, County Donegal, Ireland)

Death Date: 4 February 1898 (Malvern, Victoria, Australia)

Parents: Donald MacDevitt and Mary (nee O'Donnell)

Family: Katie Power, 1 son, 2 daughters

Education: Ireland


Barrister, Brisbane; Immigration lecturer, Britain, 1874 - 1876; Barrister, Melbourne and Kalgoorlie WA, 1897 to 1898

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Kennedy 15 Sep 1870 18 Nov 1873
Assembly NONE Ravenswood 18 Nov 1873 13 Nov 1874

Parliamentary Service

Description From To
Attorney-General 8 Jan 1874 3 Aug 1874

Additional Information

Notes: Member, Brisbane Hospital Committee

Publications:  Guide to the Goldfields' Act 1895, 1896, A Manual of the Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works Act, 1891

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 93936; Australian Dictionary of Biography, V.5 : 1851-1890, K-Q; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)