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Fraser, Robert

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Birth Date: 1843 (Beauly, Inverness, Scotland)

Death Date: 9 September 1918 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Robert Fraser and Christina (nee Grant)

Family: Emily Wherry in Scotland, 3 daughters

Education: Educated in Balbair

Religion: Presbyterian


Apprentice draper; Assistant and general manager of McLaren Smith & Co, warehousemen in Glasgow, 1868-1878; Own drapery business in Brisbane, 1888-1908

Local Government Service: Alderman Brisbane 1891-1906 and Mayor 1894-1895

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Brisbane North 21 Mar 1896 11 Mar 1899

Additional Information

Notes: Honorary captain, Scottish Rifles; President, Brisbane Burns Club; Member: Caledonia Society, the Brisbane Tattersall's Club and Queensland Royal Geographical Society Club; life member, Booroodabin Bowling Club

Sources: Image courtesy of Brisbane City Council, reference: BCC-13120-33365; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 12 July 2017]