Richard Watson Walker McCoy (7 November 1863 – 17 April 1942) was an Australian politician.
He was born at Redfern to boot manufacturer Richard McCoy and Anne King. He attended Fort Street Public School and Sydney Grammar School, leaving at fifteen to work for the Oriental Bank Corporation. He completed his education privately and in 1881 was articled a solicitor's clerk. Admitted as a solicitor in 1887, he and his brother established McCoy and McCoy (later McCoy, Grove & Atkinson), and he was also an alderman at Marrickville from 1894 to 1896, serving as mayor for the final year of his term. In 1901 he was elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly as the Liberal member for Marrickville. He served until his retirement in 1910. McCoy died in Wahroonga in 1942.
Redfern is an inner-city suburb of Sydney located 3 kilometres south of the Sydney central business district and is part of the local government area of the City of Sydney. Strawberry Hills is a locality on the border with Surry Hills. The area experienced the process of gentrification in recent years.
Fort Street Public School is a government co-educational primary school located in Millers Point, a suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Established in 1849, it is one of the oldest government schools in Australia, and is operated by the New South Wales Department of Education and Communities (DEC).
Sydney Grammar School is an independent, fee-paying, non-denominational, day school for boys, located in Darlinghurst, Edgecliff and St Ives, which are all suburbs of Sydney, Australia.
Leo Boyce McLeay, Australian politician, was a Labor Party member of the House of Representatives from June 1979 to October 2004. He was Speaker of the House of Representatives 1989–93. During 1992 he was censured by the then Federal opposition leader Dr. John Hewson with a motion of no confidence due to his political bias.
Marrickville Council was a local government area located in the inner west region of Sydney, Australia. It was originally created on 1 November 1861 as the "Municipality of Marrickville". On 12 May 2016, Marrickville Council was merged with Ashfield and Leichhardt councils into the newly formed Inner West Council.
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Francis John Walker, QC was an Australian politician and judge. He was a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly representing Georges River between 1970 and 1988 and subsequently a member of the Australian House of Representatives representing Robertson between 1990 and 1996, both for the Australian Labor Party. During his parliamentary careers, Walker held a range of ministerial responsibilities. He was the first New South Wales Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and was responsible for some of the first legislation that recognized the obligation to financially compensate indigenous Australians for the loss of their land.
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Lieutenant Colonel Ewan Murray Robson was an Australian lawyer, soldier and a member of the New south Wales Parliament for over twenty years. Known for most of his life as Murray Robson, he was born in Sydney and educated at Newington College and the University of Sydney, where he gained degrees in arts and law. After working several years as a Solicitor, Robson stood for, and was elected to, parliament on 29 August 1936 at a by-election for the seat of Vaucluse. He served many years on the backbenches, he enlisted in the Second World War and served with distinction during the war, gaining promotion to lieutenant colonel and receiving the Distinguished Service Order for his service.
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This is a list of candidates for the 1910 New South Wales state election. The election was held on 14 October 1910.
Rupert Howard Grove was an Australian solicitor and a prominent Methodist and Uniting Church layman. The Australian Dictionary of Biography states that, "in the progression towards the union of the Congregational, Methodist and Presbyterian churches in Australia, Grove made a decisive impact."
McCoy, Grove & Atkinson was an Australian commercial law firm. It was established in 1887 in Marrickville, New South Wales, by Richard McCloy and soon after moved to Castlereagh Street, Sydney. The name of McCoy, Grove & Atkinson was adopted in 1929 and in 1956 the firm of Fitzhardinge, Son & Yeomans was subsumed into the partnership. The firm closed on 30 June 2014.
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