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Former Member Details

Mr Harris Levi NELSON (1835 - 1883)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1835
Place of Birth: Prussia
Date of Death: 10/06/1883
Place of Death: Cooks River, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 04 Mar 1872 24 Jan 1877 4 years 10 months 21 days
Member for Orange 04 Mar 1872 28 Nov 1874 2 years 8 months 25 days
Member for Orange 17 Dec 1874 24 Jan 1877 2 years 1 month 8 days
Customs Seizure of Goods ex ‘Ascalon’ Committee No.15 16 Jul 1872 09 Aug 1872 25 days
Cohen’s Estate Bill Committee No.11 22 Nov 1872 27 Nov 1872 6 days
Sale of Land Scots Church Legalizing Bill Committee No.27 27 Feb 1873 05 Mar 1873 7 days
Case of Senior Constable Tant Committee No.30 14 Mar 1873 25 Apr 1873 1 month 12 days
Lithgow Valley Colliery Railway Bill Committee No.12 14 Oct 1873 15 Oct 1873 2 days
Scott’s Leasing Bill Committee No.11 09 Oct 1873 21 Oct 1873 13 days
Cohen’s Estate Act Amendment Bill Committee No.14 04 Nov 1873 07 Nov 1873 4 days
Australian Joint Stock Bank Act Continuation Bill Committee No.19 25 Nov 1873 05 Dec 1873 11 days
Payment of Duty on Tobacco Committee No.15 04 Nov 1873 12 Dec 1873 1 month 9 days
Sydney and Suburban Streets Tramways Bill Committee No.18 21 Nov 1873 19 Dec 1873 29 days
Greta Coal and Shale Mining Company’s Bill Committee No.21 14 Jan 1874 22 Jan 1874 9 days
Parnell’s Leasing Bill Committee No.25 22 Jan 1874 29 Jan 1874 8 days
Maitland Gas-light Company’s Bill Committee No.26 17 Feb 1874 24 Feb 1874 8 days
Anvil Creek Coal Mining Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.28 11 Mar 1874 17 Mar 1874 7 days
Sydney Mechanics School of Arts Incorporation Bill Committee No.29 19 Mar 1874 27 Mar 1874 9 days
Claim of William Henry Baron Committee No.23 16 Jan 1874 25 Jun 1874 5 months 10 days
Waratah Coal Company’s Bill Committee No.6 06 Nov 1874 12 Nov 1874 7 days
Refreshment Room No.4 04 Nov 1874 26 Nov 1874 23 days Chairman
Ultimo Presbyterian Church Trustees Bill Committee No.8 13 Nov 1874 26 Nov 1874 14 days
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 28 Jan 1875 28 Jan 1875 1 day
All Saints Parsonage Bill Committee No.7 02 Apr 1875 13 Apr 1875 12 days
Ultimo Presbyterian Church Trustees Bill Committee No.8 02 Apr 1875 03 Jun 1875 2 months 2 days
Blakefield v. Shields Committee No.18 13 Jul 1875 04 Aug 1875 23 days Chairman
Refreshment Room No.5 31 Mar 1875 11 Aug 1875 4 months 12 days
North Shore Gas Bill Committee No.5 19 Nov 1875 08 Dec 1875 20 days
Bathurst Presbyterian Church Trustees Enabling Bill Committee No.12 20 Jan 1876 02 Mar 1876 1 month 12 days
Cooma Roman Catholic Church Trustees Bill Committee No.15 24 Feb 1876 02 Mar 1876 8 days
Tamworth Roman Catholic Church Trustees Bill Committee No.14 24 Feb 1876 07 Mar 1876 13 days
Supply of Coal for Railway Purposes Committee No.16 29 Feb 1876 30 Jun 1876 4 months 2 days
Orange Gas-Light Bill Committee No.11 21 Dec 1876 11 Jan 1877 22 days
Claim of William Henry Baron Committee No.8 19 Dec 1876 26 Jul 1877 7 months 8 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Storekeeper. Arrived in Australia c.1857. Became a storekeeper in Orange. Interests included auriferous land near Orange, at least c.1872 until 1873.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of Joel Levy Nelson, gentleman, and Rose Nelson. Unmarried.
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