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Former Member Details

Mr George Cumberlege LOUGHNAN (1842 - 1896)

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Date of Birth: 01/01/1842
Place of Birth: Hobart, Van Diemen's Land later Tasmania, Australia
Date of Death: 18/01/1896
Place of Death: Bourke, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 01 Dec 1880 07 Oct 1885 4 years 10 months 7 days
Member for Murrumbidgee 01 Dec 1880 23 Nov 1882 1 year 11 months 24 days
Member for Murrumbidgee 18 Dec 1882 07 Oct 1885 2 years 9 months 20 days
Wagga Wagga Gas Bill Committee No.10 27 Jan 1881 11 Feb 1881 16 days
Monk-Wearmouth Colliery Railway Bill Committee No.25 18 Dec 1883 15 Feb 1884 1 month 29 days
Ryan’s Conditional Purchases at Wagga Wagga Committee No.21 28 Nov 1883 09 Apr 1884 4 months 13 days
O’Doud’s Estate Leasing Bill Committee No.48 08 May 1884 06 Jun 1884 30 days
Stirling’s Trusts Bill Committee No.51 05 Jun 1884 25 Jun 1884 21 days
The Case of Mark Duffy Committee No.22 28 Nov 1883 22 Jul 1884 7 months 25 days Chairman
Claim of Stephen Cole Committee No.36 20 Feb 1884 01 Nov 1884 8 months 13 days
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 19 Nov 1884 19 Nov 1884 1 day
Hay Gas Bill Committee No.22 01 Oct 1885 02 Oct 1885 2 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Pastoralist and Appraiser. Father established a thoroughbred and Arab stud at Lindenow Station, Gippsland. Educated at St Mary's Seminary, Hobart and Stonyhurst, England. Returned to Australia and started a squatting career on his fathers property, Burrabogie, 1862. Purchased Hanthawang station in 1872 and lived there until 1880. Commenced as a stock and station agent with firm McDermott, Loughnan and Scarr, 1881.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of Captain John Michael Loughnan of 10th Bengal Cavalry. Married Agnes McRae. Roman Catholic.
Additional Information
Biography and portrait in ‘Australian Men of Mark’, Volume 1. Sydney, [?1889] , page 406