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Former Member Details

Mr Alexander PARK (1808 - 1873)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1808
Place of Birth: Selkirk, Scotland
Date of Death: 21/07/1873
Place of Death: Lewinsbrook, near Paterson, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 01 Feb 1853 29 Feb 1856 3 years 1 month An Elective Member of the first Legislative Council 1843 - 1856 for the County of Duhram
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 05 May 1858 10 May 1861 3 years 6 days First (Quinquennial) Appointments under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 1 May 1858.
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 13 Oct 1868 21 Jul 1873 4 years 9 months 9 days Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 28 September 1868
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Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Landed proprieter. Arrived in New South Wales in 1826 receiving a grant in the Paterson district. Cultivated 100 acres in 1855 and had extensive vineyards; probably also pastoralist. Member of an Association to import coolie labour in 1842.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of Alexander Park, attorney, and Alice Veitch. Unmarried. Church of England.
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