Thomas Scott (Australian politician)

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Thomas Scott
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Murilla
In office
27 August 1904 18 May 1907
Preceded by William Moore
Succeeded by William Moore
Personal details
BornThomas Alison Scott
1865
Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Died 21 October 1946 (aged 80-81)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Resting place Lutwyche Cemetery
Nationality Australian
Political party Kidstonites
Other political
affiliations
Labour Party
Spouse(s) Eva Zerbe (m.1887 d.1914]]
Occupation Pastoral farmer

Thomas Alison Scott (1865 - 21 October 1946) was a member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly. [1]

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Early life

Scott was born at Maitland, New South Wales, the son of Andrew Scott and his wife Christina (née Brodie). He took up pastoral pursuits and by 1922 was a hotel manager. In 1937 he was working as a caretaker in Mooloolah. [1]

Maitland, New South Wales City in New South Wales, Australia

Maitland is a city in the Lower Hunter Valley of New South Wales, Australia and the seat of Maitland City Council, situated on the Hunter River approximately 166 kilometres (103 mi) by road north of Sydney and 35 km (22 mi) north-west of Newcastle. It is on the New England Highway about 17 km (11 mi) from its start at Hexham.

New South Wales State of Australia

New South Wales is a state on the east coast of Australia. It borders Queensland to the north, Victoria to the south, and South Australia to the west. Its coast borders the Tasman Sea to the east. The Australian Capital Territory is an enclave within the state. New South Wales' state capital is Sydney, which is also Australia's most populous city. In March 2018, the population of New South Wales was over 7.9 million, making it Australia's most populous state. Just under two-thirds of the state's population, 5.1 million, live in the Greater Sydney area. Inhabitants of New South Wales are referred to as New South Welshmen.

On the 27 Oct 1887 he married Eva Zerbe (died 1914) [2] with the marriage producing five sons and three daughters. Scott died in October 1946 [1] and his funeral moved from the funeral parlour of K.M. Smith at Fortitude Valley to the Lutwyche Cemetery. [3] [4]

Lutwyche Cemetery

Lutwyche Cemetery is an Australian cemetery located at Kedron, Brisbane. It opened in 1878 and saw its first burial in the same year. It is located at the corner of Gympie and Kitchener Roads approximately ten kilometres north of Brisbane.

Public life

Scott, representing the Labour Party, won the seat of Murilla in the Queensland Legislative Assembly at the 1904 Queensland state election. He held the seat until 1907 by which time he had joined the Kidstonites. [1]

Australian Labor Party (Queensland Branch) State branch of the Australian Labor Party

The Australian Labor Party , commonly known as Queensland Labor is the Queensland branch of the Australian Labor Party.

The electoral district of Murilla was a Legislative Assembly electorate in the state of Queensland, Australia.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 14 April 2016.
  2. Family history research Queensland Government births, deaths, marriages, and divorces. Retrieved 14 April 2016.
  3. "Family Notices". The Courier-mail (3094). Queensland, Australia. 23 October 1946. p. 10. Retrieved 14 April 2016 via National Library of Australia.
  4. Deceased Search Brisbane City Council Grave Location Search. Retrieved 14 April 2016.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
William Moore
Member for Murilla
19041907
Succeeded by
William Moore