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Mr Thomas Robert Moxham

Mr Thomas Robert MOXHAM (1860 - 1916)

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Date of Birth: 01/04/1860
Place of Birth: Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 11/01/1916
Place of Death: Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 03 Jul 1901 11 Jan 1916 14 yrs 6 mths 9 days
Member for Parramatta 03 Jul 1901 16 Jul 1904 3 yrs 14 days
Member for Parramatta 06 Aug 1904 19 Aug 1907 3 yrs 14 days
Member for Parramatta 10 Sep 1907 14 Sep 1910 3 yrs 5 days
Member for Parramatta 14 Oct 1910 06 Nov 1913 3 yrs 24 days
Member for Parramatta 13 Dec 1913 11 Jan 1916 2 yrs 30 days
Newcastle Agricultural, Horticultural and Industrial Association Bill Committee No.20 02 Nov 1905 08 Nov 1905 7 days
Claims of Samuel Alfred Hutchinson Committee No.12 10 Oct 1911 18 Oct 1911 9 days
Claims of Samuel Alfred Hutchinson Committee No.10 08 Oct 1912 06 Nov 1912 30 days
Case of Denis Maguire Committee No. 13 17 Aug 1916 11 Jan 1916 4 mths 26 days
Political Party Activity
Liberal Party, whip from 1913 until 1916.
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1901
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Pastoralist and property owner. Educated at All Saints' denominational school; established a quarrying business with brother William; commenced a horse trading business in Queensland and with the Indian government; owned orchards in Baulkham Hills, pastoral interests in Bourke district, property in Sydney. Member of district hospital committee; temperance supporter; Orangeman; member of central council of Australian Protestant Defence Association; Freemason; parochial council at St John's Church of England, Parramatta.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Parramatta from 1886 until 1901, Mayor from 1897 until 1901.
Personal
Son of Robert Henry Moxham, storekeeper, and Martha Dick. Married Mary Agnes Somers in 1883 at Newcastle and had issue, 1 daughter and 4 sons. Funeral at All Saints cemetery, Parramatta.
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