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Former Member Details

Mr Solomon MEYER (1823 - 1902)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1823
Place of Birth: London, England
Date of Death: 25/02/1902
Place of Death: Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 28 Dec 1874 25 May 1876 1 year 4 months 28 days
Member for Carcoar 28 Dec 1874 25 May 1876 1 year 4 months 28 days
Dubbo Presbyterian Manse Trustee Bill Committee No.10 27 Apr 1875 29 Apr 1875 3 days
Fitzgerald’s Enabling Bill Committee No.8 01 Dec 1875 14 Dec 1875 14 days
The Case of Amelia Gould Committee No.10 14 Dec 1875 29 Feb 1876 2 months 16 days
Tamworth Roman Catholic Church Trustees Bill Committee No.14 24 Feb 1876 07 Mar 1876 13 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Storekeeper. Arrived in Tasmania in 1841. Manager of a business in Hobart. Moved to Sydney c.1845. Opened first general store on Ophir goldfield in 1851 and established a general store at Carcoar. Established a grocery and ironmongery business and was the proprieter of Australian stores in 1880. Managing Director of Cullulla lead mine in 1891. Trustee of Goulburn Fire Brigade in 1882. President of Goulburn Hospital Board in 1888. Freemason.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman of Goulburn Council.
Son of Jacob Meyer, silk manufacturer. Married Theophilia Faulder on 2 July 1844 at Launceston, Tasmania and had issue, 1 son. Jewish.
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