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Mr James Fitzgerald MURRAY (1805 - 1856)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1805
Place of Birth: Limerick, Ireland
Date of Death: 24/06/1856
Place of Death: Winderradeen near Lake George, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 04 Jun 1856 24 Jun 1856 21 days First (Quinquennial) Appointments under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 2 June 1856.
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1839
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Landed proprieter. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin (BA 1827); gained Diploma of Edinburgh College of Surgeons. Arrived in New South Wales early in 1828 and became a surgeon at Sydney Hospital. Assistant Surgeon at Moreton Bay 1830 - 1835. Appointed superintendent of Goulburn Hospital. Lived life of a landed proprieter. Member of Association seeking to import coolies in 1842.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Captain Terence Murray, military officer and Ellen Fitzgerald. Unmarried. Roman Catholic.
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