Anthony St Ledger

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Anthony St Ledger
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Senator for Queensland
In office
1 January 1907 – 30 June 1913
Personal details
Born (1859-02-18)18 February 1859
Lancashire, England
Died 17 April 1929(1929-04-17) (aged 70)
Nationality English Australian
Political party Anti-Socialist (1907–09)
Liberal (1909–13)
Occupation Teacher, barrister

Anthony James Joseph St Ledger (18 February 1859 – 17 April 1929) was an English-born Australian politician. Born in Lancashire, he migrated to Australia as a child and was educated at St Killan College in Ipswich, Queensland. He became a teacher with the Queensland Education Department, but studied law, eventually becoming a barrister. In 1906, he was elected to the Australian Senate as an Anti-Socialist Senator for Queensland, joining the Commonwealth Liberal Party when the Anti-Socialists were absorbed in 1909. He remained in the Senate until his defeat in 1913. Leaving politics, he moved to Melbourne to continue his career in law. St Ledger died in 1929.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Archived from the original on 6 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-16.