Thomas Smith (1846 – 5 August 1925) was an Australian politician.
Born in Warwick to hatter Benjamin Smith and his wife Mary Ann, he arrived in Melbourne in July 1856. Apprenticed as a hatter, he was in business in South Melbourne from 1871. From 1888 to 1889 he was Mayor of South Melbourne. In 1889 he was elected to the Victorian Legislative Assembly as the member for Emerald Hill; he joined the Labour Party when it formed in 1894. He left the Assembly in 1904 but served as Mayor of Port Melbourne from 1906 to 1907, 1914 to 1915 and 1920 to 1921. He died in Melbourne in 1925.
Warwick is the county town of Warwickshire, England. It lies near the River Avon, 11 miles (18 km) south of Coventry and just west of Leamington Spa and Whitnash. At the 2011 Census, the population was 31,345. Signs of human activity date to the Neolithic period, and constant habitation to the 6th century AD. Warwick was a Saxon burh in the 9th century, and Warwick Castle built in 1068 during the Norman conquest of England. Warwick School claims to be the country's oldest boys' school. The earldom of Warwick, created in 1088, controlled the town in the Middle Ages and built town walls, of which Eastgate and Westgate survive. The castle grew into a stone fortress, then a country house. The Great Fire of Warwick in 1694 destroyed much of the medieval town. Warwick missed industrialisation in the 19th century, but has grown since 1801, when the population was 5,592.
Melbourne is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Its name refers to an urban agglomeration of 9,992.5 km2 (3,858.1 sq mi), comprising a metropolitan area with 31 municipalities, and is also the common name for its city centre. The city occupies much of the coastline of Port Phillip bay and spreads into the hinterlands towards the Dandenong and Macedon ranges, Mornington Peninsula and Yarra Valley. It has a population of approximately 4.9 million, and its inhabitants are referred to as "Melburnians".
South Melbourne is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Australia, 2 km south of Melbourne's Central Business District (CBD). It is in the local government area of the City of Port Phillip. At the 2011 Census, South Melbourne had a population of 9,317.
Alexander Kennedy Smith was a Scottish/Australian engineer and former Mayor of Melbourne.
John Thomas Smith was an Australian politician and seven times Mayor of Melbourne.
The electoral district of Melbourne is an electorate of the Victorian Legislative Assembly. It currently includes the localities of Carlton, North Carlton, Melbourne, East Melbourne, West Melbourne, North Melbourne, Parkville, Newmarket, Kensington and Flemington, and includes Melbourne University. The district has been in existence since 1856.
The Mayor of Cape Town is the head of the local government of Cape Town, South Africa; currently that government takes the form of the City of Cape Town Metropolitan Municipality. In the past, the position of Mayor has varied between that of an executive mayor actively governing the city and that of a figurehead mayor with a mostly ceremonial role.
Thomas William Hislop was the Mayor of Wellington from 1905 to 1908, and had represented two South Island electorates in the New Zealand Parliament.
Sir Robert Wallace Best, KCMG was an Australian lawyer and politician who served in both the Senate and the House of Representatives. He was a Senator for Victoria from 1901 to 1910, and then represented the Division of Kooyong in the House of Representatives from 1910 to 1922. Best served in cabinet in the second and third governments of Alfred Deakin. Before entering federal politics, he also served in the Victorian Legislative Assembly from 1889 to 1901, where he was a government minister.
This is a list of members of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly who served in the 28th parliament of New South Wales from 1927 to 1930. They were elected at the 1927 state election on 8 October 1927.
Thomas C. Dixon was a hatter and political figure in Canada West. He represented London in the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada from 1851 to 1854. Dixon served as mayor of London in 1849.
Thomas Clayton Davis was a lawyer, judge, diplomat and political figure in Saskatchewan. He represented Prince Albert in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan from 1925 to 1939 as a Liberal.
Cornish Canadians are Canadians of Cornish descent, including those who were born in Cornwall. The number of Canadian citizens of Cornish descent cannot be determined through census statistics, though speculative estimates place the population as high as 20,000.
Hon. William Pattison was a politician in colonial Queensland, Australia. He was a Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly.
Charles James Roberts C.M.G., was a publican and politician in colonial New South Wales and Postmaster-General of New South Wales.
The Shire of Coorparoo is a former local government area of Queensland, Australia, located in eastern Brisbane.
Thomas Haynes Upton OBE was an Australian civil engineer. Hailing from Collingwood, Melbourne, Upton learned his trade in England as a consulting engineer designing bridges and buildings before returning to Australia to work for the Victorian Country Roads Board. He served as a sapper for the Royal Navy during World War I and was then commissioned as lieutenant in the Royal Engineers until being wounded and evacuated in February 1916. He returned to the front a year later before being wounded a second time and sent to the rear lines as a staff officer and acting captain. Three times mentioned in dispatches, he was discharged in 1919 and awarded the Order of the British Empire.
Godfrey Downes Carter was an Australian businessman, politician and mayor of Melbourne from 1884 to 1885.
Alfred Thomas "Alf" Chandler was a journalist, editor and newspaper proprietor in Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia. He was prominent in the Western Australian secession movement.
Thomas Richard Smith was an Australian politician.
James Peter Howe was an Australian politician.
George Alexander Dunn was an Australian politician who represented the South Australian House of Assembly multi-member seat of Murray from 1915 to 1918, when his colleagues were Maurice Parish and Harry D. Young. He was elected as a member of the United Labor Party, but joined the National Party in 1917.
Charles Smith was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Victoria from 1883 until 1892.
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