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Weir, David

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Birth Date: 23 December 1881 (Glasgow, Scotland)

Death Date: 22 September 1929 (Maryborough, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: John Weir and Jeannie (nee Kerr)

Family: Edith Guymer on 5 July 1907 at Warwick, Queensland, 2 sons, 1 daughter

Education: Townsville Central State and Grammar schools

Religion: Presbyterian


Clerk, Adelaide Steam Ship Co., 1895; Clerk, Railway Department, 1899-1917, Townsville, Maryborough (1908), Ipswich (1912), and Maryborough (1916); Executive, Queensland Railways Union

Local Government Service: Alderman, Maryborough City Council

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly ALP Maryborough 31 Mar 1917 22 Sep 1929 Died in Office

Additional Information

Notes: Trustee, Maryborough Grammar School. Member, Australian Federal Institute of Accountants

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)