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Former Member Details

Mr John PLUMB (1846 - 1891)

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Date of Birth: 23/02/1846
Place of Birth: near Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 21/07/1891
Place of Death: Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 09 Feb 1889 06 Jun 1891 2 years 3 months 29 days
Member for Carcoar 09 Feb 1889 06 Jun 1891 2 years 3 months 29 days
Bathurst Cattle Sale Yards Bill Committee No.12 16 May 1889 29 May 1889 14 days
Mr Manning, Chairman of Licensing Bench at Ryde Committee No.7 03 Dec 1889 17 Dec 1889 15 days
Goulburn Water Supply Charges Bill Committee No.14 21 May 1890 05 Jun 1890 16 days
Turrawingee Tramway Bill Committee No.18 05 Jun 1890 18 Jun 1890 14 days
Mr Manning, Chairman of Licensing Bench at Ryde Committee No.9 30 Apr 1890 14 Oct 1890 5 months 15 days
Blayney Municipal Council Enabling Bill Committee No.37 16 Oct 1890 22 Oct 1890 7 days
Forfeiture of Henry Crowe’s Conditional Purchase, county of Harden Committee No.39 04 Nov 1890 12 Dec 1890 1 month 9 days
Claims of William Tom, James Tom and JHA Lister as the first discoverers of gold in Australia Committee No.27 26 Aug 1890 18 Dec 1890 3 months 23 days
Ryan’s Conditional Purchases at Wagga Wagga Committee No.17 03 Jun 1890 18 Dec 1890 6 months 16 days
Claim of John O’Brien, Tyagong Goldfield Committee No.7 30 Apr 1890 20 Dec 1890 7 months 21 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Commissioned as a Justice of the Peace in 1882.
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Pastoralist, mining investor and contractor. Educated at Goulburn Grammar and in 1863 at Calder House Academy in Redfern. Entered business and commenced sheepfarming. Also engaged in mining pursuits. Entered partnership with George Hawke. By 1889 was again in New South Wales engaged in pastoral, mining and contracting pursuits.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of Robert Plumb, farmer, and Elizabeth. Church of England.
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