Henry Beard (politician)

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Henry Beard
Henry Beard.jpg
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Batman
In office
13 April 1910 – 18 December 1910
Preceded by Jabez Coon
Succeeded by Frank Brennan
Personal details
Born 1864
Died 18 December 1910 (aged 45–46)
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Occupation Bricklayer, unionist

Henry Elisha Beard (1864 – 18 December 1910) was an Australian politician. Born in Victoria, he received a primary education before becoming a bricklayer and railway inspector, as well as a union official. In 1904 he was elected to the Victorian Legislative Assembly as the Labor member for Jika Jika, holding the seat until 1907. In 1910 he was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as the member for Batman, again representing the Labor Party, but he died later that year.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-06-09. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
Jabez Coon
Member for Batman
1910
Succeeded by
Frank Brennan