Division of Grampians

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Grampians
Australian House of Representatives Division
Created1901
Abolished1922
Namesake Grampian Ranges

The Division of Grampians was an Australian Electoral Division in Victoria. The division was created in 1900 and was one of the original 75 divisions contested at the first federal election. It was abolished in 1922. It was named for the Grampian Ranges in central Victoria, and included the towns of Daylesford, Maryborough, St Arnaud and Stawell. It was a marginal seat.

Members

ImageMemberPartyTermNotes
  Thomas Skene.jpg Thomas Skene
(1845–1910)
Free Trade 29 March 1901
1906
Did not contest in 1906. Failed to win a Senate seat
  Anti-Socialist 1906 –
8 November 1906
  Hans Irvine.jpg Hans Irvine
(1856–1922)
Anti-Socialist 12 December 1906
26 May 1909
Previously a member of the Victorian Legislative Council. Lost seat
  Commonwealth Liberal 26 May 1909 –
5 September 1914
  Edward Jolley.png Edward Jolley
(1874–1915)
Labor 5 September 1914
1 January 1915
Died in office
  Carty Salmon - Swiss Studios (cropped).jpg Carty Salmon
(1860–1917)
Commonwealth Liberal 20 February 1915
17 February 1917
Previously held the Division of Laanecoorie. Died in office
  Nationalist 17 February 1917 –
15 September 1917
  Edmund Jowett.jpg Edmund Jowett
(1858–1936)
Nationalist 27 October 1917
1919
Failed to win the Division of Bendigo after Grampians was abolished in 1922
  Victorian Farmers' Union 1919 –
22 January 1920
  Country 22 January 1920 –
16 December 1922

Election results

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