Edward Archer

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Edward Archer
Edward Archer.jpg
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Capricornia
In office
12 December 1906 – 13 April 1910
Preceded by David Thomson
Succeeded by William Higgs
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Normanby
In office
5 March 1914 – 22 May 1915
Preceded by George Fox
Succeeded by Jens Peterson
Personal details
Born (1871-12-12)12 December 1871
Croydon, England
Died 1 July 1940(1940-07-01) (aged 68)
Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
Resting place The Archer family cemetery, Gracemere
Nationality Australian
Political party Anti-Socialist (1906–09)
Liberal (1909–10)
Spouse(s) Ada Jessie Rhoades
Relations The Archer brothers (father and uncles)
Occupation Grazier
Religion Church of England

Edward Walker Archer (12 December 1871 – 1 July 1940) was an Australian politician.[1]

Archer gained election to the Australian House of Representatives electoral Division of Capricornia on an Anti-Socialist platform on 12 December 1906, serving until 13 April 1910.

Later, Archer switched to state politics, serving as member for the electorate of Normanby in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland between 5 March 1914 until the state election on 22 May 1915.[2]


  1. ^ Archer, Edward Walker (1871–1940)Australian Dictionary of Biography. Retrieved 23 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 23 January 2015. 

Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
David Thomson
Member for Capricornia
Succeeded by
William Higgs
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
George Fox
Member for Normanby
Succeeded by
Jens Peterson