Charles E. Chubb
|Charles Edward Chubb|
Honorable Justice Charles E. Chubb in 1889.
May 17, 1845|
|Died||February 27, 1930
Charles Chubb was born on 17 May 1845 in London, England. His father was Charles Frederick Chubb, a solicitor, and his mother was Sarah, née Bennett. He had four siblings. When he was 16 he moved to Ipswich, Queensland, and became a solicitor in 1867.
In 1870 Chubb married Christian Westgarth, with whom he had five children. Three survived to adulthood.
On 5 January 1883, Pope Alexander Cooper, the Attorney-General of Queensland and member for Bowen in the Queensland Legislative Assembly, resigned. Charles E. Chubb, who had been appointed Attorney-General on 6 January 1883, won the resulting by-election on 18 January 1883. He held the seat until 19 May 1888 (the 1888 Queensland state election).
He became a member of the Supreme Court of Queensland on 2 December 1889, serving first at Townsville until 1908, and then at Brisbane. He retired from the court in 1922.
Chubb died in Brisbane on 27 February 1930.
- J.A. Douglas. "Chubb, Charles Edward". Australian Dictionary of Biography Online. Retrieved 18 February 2011.
- "Alphabetical Register of Members of the Legislative Assembly 1860-2012 and the Legislative Council 1860-1922". Queensland Parliament. Retrieved 17 February 2014.