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Former Member Details

Mr William Charles HILL (1838 - 1919)

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Date of Birth: 05/05/1838
Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 11/01/1919
Place of Death: Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Council 12 Jun 1900 11 Jan 1919 18 years 7 months Life Appointment under the Constitution Act. Date of Writ of Summons 6 June 1900
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1872.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Woolbroker, stock and station agent, pastoralist. Spent most of early life in the country. Original partner in a firm of woolbrokers and stock and station agents, chairman of directors; Managing Director of Butterbone Pastoral Company which owned Butterbone station near Warren. Member of Aborigines Board from 1898 until 1911. Large shareholder in Rosehill Racing Club, chairman of directors over 25 years. Recreational interests include racehorses, boxing and cricket. Union Club.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Son of Richard Hill and Henrietta Cox. Married Alice Smith on 20 August 1874 and had issue 1 daughter. Church of England.
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