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Former Member Details

Mr John WILLIAMS (1821 - 1891)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1821
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Date of Death: 20/10/1891
Place of Death: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 13 May 1861 13 May 1861 1 day First (Quinquennial) Appointments under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 10 May 1861. Did not take his seat. Appointed the day before the term of the quinquennial appointments ended.
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Lawyer (solicitor). Crown Solicitor of New South Wales 1859 - 1891. He was an original Councillor of the Law Institute of 1862 and first President of the Incorporated Law Institute, holding office from 1884 to 1891. On 1 January 1885 he was appointed to the five member Civil Service Board and was appointed Chairman in 1889.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman of the Sydney City Council for Bourke Ward, 1 November 1849 - 18 April 1853 and 11 April 1857 - November 1861. Mayor in 1858.
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