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Former Member Details

Mr Samuel LYONS (1826 - 1910)

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Date of Birth: 09/06/1826
Place of Birth:
Date of Death: 25/08/1910
Place of Death: Leura, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 18 Jun 1859 15 Nov 1869 10 years 4 months 29 days
Member for Canterbury 18 Jun 1859 10 Nov 1860 1 year 4 months 24 days
Member for Central Cumberland 17 Dec 1868 15 Nov 1869 10 months 30 days
Condition of the Working Classes of the Metropolis Committee No.19 30 Sep 1859 04 Jul 1860 9 months 5 days
Newcastle Wallsend Coal Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.13 20 Sep 1859 04 Jul 1860 9 months 15 days
Petition of Mrs Mary Jones Committee No.31 03 Feb 1860 04 Jul 1860 5 months 2 days
Sydney Insurance Company’s Act Amendment Bill Committee No.33 04 Feb 1860 04 Jul 1860 5 months 1 day
Town Hall Site Exchange Bill Committee No.42 04 May 1860 04 Jul 1860 2 months 1 day
Alleged Embezzlement of Public Moneys by Corporal Francis Committee No.8 12 Oct 1860 09 Nov 1860 29 days
Business of Tanners and Curriers Committee No.12 19 Oct 1860 09 Nov 1860 22 days
Petition of Mrs Mary Jones Committee No.6 02 Oct 1860 09 Nov 1860 1 month 8 days
Land Titles Department – Mr W.Wright Committee No.17 23 Feb 1869 24 Mar 1869 1 month 2 days
Robert’s Trust Bill Committee No.7 08 Oct 1869 13 Oct 1869 6 days
Mr Alexander Walker Scott – Land taken by Hunter River Railway Committee No.5 01 Oct 1869 11 Nov 1869 1 month 12 days
Cumberland and Camden Bathurst – bur and thistle Bill Committee No.11 22 Oct 1869 12 Nov 1869 22 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Businessman and property owner. Educated at a school in England. Studied at Liege and Cambridge. Took over family enterprises. In later years lived of his property. Became an official assignee in late 1870s. Captain of Paddington Volunteer Rifles.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of Samuel, auctioneer and property owner, and Mary Murphy. Married Charlotte Margaret Fuller on 24 March 1853 at Sydney and had issue, 1 daughter and 3 sons. Roman Catholic.
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