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Fowles, Edwin Wesley Howard

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Birth Date: 17 June 1871 (Oxley, Queensland, Australia)

Death Date: 29 December 1945 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: William Fowles and Nancy (nee Whittle)

Family: Janet Mary Archibald on 2 November 1904

Education: Brisbane Normal and Boys' Grammar schools; Bachelor of Arts, University of Melbourne, 1893; Master of Arts, Bachelor of Laws, University of Melbourne, 1895

Religion: Methodist


School teacher; Barrister, Victoria, 1901; Lead writer, 'Courier'; Assistant editor, 'Daily Mail', 1903-1907; Foundation senator, University of Queensland, 1910-1916

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Council NONE Legislative Council 1 Jul 1912 23 Mar 1922 Council Abolished

Additional Information

Notes: Member, King's College Council; Executive, Queensland Temperance League

Publications: Workers' Compensation Act, enacted December 20th. 1905 ... with introduction, concise explanatory notes, cases, references regulations Forms, appendices and a full general index (Brisbane, 1906), The standard guide to Brisbane : jubilee of Queensland edition (Brisbane, 1909), On unemployment. Australian Association for Advancement of Science, report. Sydney meeting, 1911, The New Methodist hymn book companion and supplement for Australasia and New Zealand (n.d.), Local Government law, Queensland supplement 2vs (Brisbane, 1911-1913), The jubilee review of English ry in Queensland (Brisbane, 1909), Iterare cursus (Brisbane, 1897), Everybody's guide to Brisbane, special edition, 1907 exhibition souvenir (Brisbane, 1907), Daily Mail guide to Brisbane. Special exhibition edition (Brisbane, 1906), Daily Mail Book of hints for exhibition visitors... (Brisbane, 1909), Australian Gold Recover Co. Ltd. versus Day Dawn P. O. Gold Mining Company Ltd. The Queensland Cyanide Case (Brisbane, 1902)

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); Gill, JCH, 'Fowles, Edwin Wesley Howard (1871-1945)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, V.8, Melbourne University Press, 1981, pp 565-566