Thomas Elder

Sir Thomas Elder GCMG (5 August 1818 – 6 March 1897) was a Scottish-Australian pastoralist, highly successful businessman, philanthropist, politician, race-horse owner and breeder and public figure. Amongst many other things, he is notable for introducing camels to Australia.

Read more about Thomas Elder:  Early Years, South Australia, Pastoralist, Investor, Politician, Race Horses, Philanthropy, Later Years

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Thomas Elder - Later Years
... Elder Smith and Company was formed into a public company, and Elder afterwards lived chiefly in the country ... Elder was knighted in 1878 (KCMG) and created Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (GCMG) in 1887 ...

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