Thomas Price (Queensland politician)

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Thomas Price
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Wide Bay
In office
23 Nov 1878 7 Sep 1883
Servingwith William Bailey
Preceded by Henry King
Succeeded by Matthew Mellor
Personal details
Born
Thomas Price

1840
Ilfracombe, Devonshire, England
Died4 April 1906 (aged 65 or 66)
Albion, Queensland, Australia
Nationality English Australian
Spouse(s)Elizabeth Grice (m.1870 d.1933)
Occupation Builder

Thomas Price (1840–1906) was a politician in Queensland, Australia. He was a Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly. [1] Price was the member for the Electoral District of Wide Bay from November 1878 to September 1883.

Personal life

He was born in 1840 in Ilfracombe, Devonshire, England to Thomas Price and Elizabeth (née Banter). He died on 4 April 1906 in Albion, Brisbane, Queensland. He married Elizabeth Grice (died 1933) [2] on 27 December 1870, and had 4 sons and 3 daughters.

Price was a builder and contractor who acquired a Tiaro grazing property in 1890.

According to an article in the Melbourne Age he was fined 40 shillings for drunkenness and disturbing the services of the salvation army. [3]

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References

  1. "Part 2.15 – Alphabetical Register of Members of the Legislative Assembly 1860–2017 and the Legislative Council 1860–1922" (PDF). Queensland Parliamentary Record 2015–2017: The 55th Parliament. Queensland Parliament. Archived from the original on 26 April 2020. Retrieved 13 December 2015.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. Family history research Queensland Government births, deaths, marriages, and divorces. Retrieved 13 March 2016.
  3. "Queensland". The Age . 19 September 1882. p. 3. Retrieved 9 February 2016.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Henry King
Member for Wide Bay
18781883
Served alongside: William Bailey
Succeeded by
Matthew Mellor