Thomas Mc Ilwraith

Thomas Mc Ilwraith

Sir Thomas McIlwraith KCMG (17 May 1835 – 17 July 1900) was for many years the dominant figure of colonial politics in Queensland. He was Premier of Queensland from 1879 to 1883, again in 1888, and for a third time in 1893. In common with most politicians of his era, McIlwraith was an influential businessman, who combined his parliamentary career with a prosperous involvement in the pastoral industry.

Read more about Thomas Mc Ilwraith:  Early Life, Australia, Parliamentary Career, After Politics

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Thomas Mc Ilwraith - After Politics
... Although he left for England on 15 January 1895, he was still a minister of the Queensland cabinet until 25 November 1897 when the Labor Party with government support succeeded in passing a resolution that he should retire ... On 9 December he resigned from the Executive Council ...

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