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Hood, William Walter

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Birth Date: 25 March 1844 (Elmford, Berwick, Scotland)

Death Date: 8 August 1920 (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: Robert Hood and Margaret (nee Weatherly)

Family: Mary Jane Sceales on 11 February 1868 at Merrang, 6 sons, 9 daughters

Education: Geelong Grammar School

Religion: Church of England


Manager Mokanger Station; Purchased Barton Station, Victoria; General manager, Queensland Pastoral Company, 1880; Brisbane manager, Birt & Co general agents; Director: Queensland Cattle Company, Queensland Investment Company and West Qld Pastoralists' Co

Local Government Service: President Ararat Shire Council

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly MIN Warrego 22 Oct 1898 18 Nov 1899

Additional Information

Notes: Chairman, Mitchell Rabbit Board; President, Queensland Turf Club; Member, Queensland Club; President, Queensland Stock Board and Warrego Pastoralists' Association; Vice-President, United Pastoralists' Association of Queensland

Sources: Image courtesy of John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland, Neg: 16372; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)