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
Personal details
Born (1871-12-12)12 December 1871
Died 1 July 1940(1940-07-01) (aged 68)
Nationality Australian
Political party Anti-Socialist (1906–09)
Liberal (1909–10)

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

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.


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