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McCord, William Foster

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Birth Date: 5 October 1837 (Clonturk, County Longford, Ireland)

Death Date: 14 April 1898 (Gayndah, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Charles McCord and Martha (nee Foster)

Family: Emilie Beatrice Wall on 17 January 1871, 3 sons, 3 daughters

Education: Attended local school in Clonturk and boarding school in Longford

Religion: Church of England


Established Coonambula Station, Eidsvold, 1863; Acquired Cania Run

Local Government Service: Chairman Eidsvold Divisional Board 1880 to 1898

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Burnett 28 Mar 1896 14 Apr 1898 Died in office

Additional Information

Sources: Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)