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Member Details

Mr John Benton WILD (1806 - 1857)

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Date of Birth: 10/11/1806
Place of Birth: Offaly, Queen's County, Ireland
Date of Death: 26/06/1857
Place of Death: 'Vanderville' near Camden, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 01 Feb 1845 20 Jun 1848 3 years 4 months 20 days An Elective Member of the first Legislative Council 1843 - 1856 for the County of Camden
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Pastoralist.
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Son of Lieutenant John Wild, Adjutant of the 48th Regiment and Superintendant of Government Stock at Cawdor, and his wife Mary Lynch. Married Emmeline Gaudry or Godfrey, at Cobbity on 12 February 1832and had issue, 7 sons and 6 daughters. Their son, William Vandermeulen Wild (1834 - 1861) was a Member of the Legislative Assembly.
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