Charles Clark (Australian politician)

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Charles Clark
Charles George Henry Carr Clark - Queensland politician.png
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Warwick
In office
21 July 1871 – 10 November 1873
Preceded by James Morgan
Succeeded by James Morgan
Personal details
Born Charles George Henry Carr Clark
(1832-05-25)25 May 1832
Ross, Van Diemen's Land, Australia
Died 16 September 1896(1896-09-16) (aged 64)
Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia
Resting place Tenterfield Cemetery
Nationality Australian
Spouse(s) Phyllis Seal (m.1858 d.1874), Amy Ralph (m.1877)
Relations George Clark (brother)
Occupation Grazier

Charles George Henry Carr Clark (1832–1896) was an Australian politician. He was a Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly.

Early life[edit]

Born in Van Diemen's Land, he was educated in England at Camberwell Collegiate School.[1]

In 1861 he settled in the Darling Downs in Queensland, where he and his brother George established a successful sheep farm.[1]

Politics[edit]

Clark served as in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland from 1871 to 1873 as the Member (MLA) for Warwick.[2] The seat had been held from 1867–1868 by his brother George.[1]

Later life[edit]

Clark died in 1896 and was buried in Tenterfield Cemetery.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Refshauge, Ricahrd (1969). "Clark, Charles George (1832–1896)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. Retrieved 7 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 27 January 2015. 
  3. ^ Show people where: Archived 9 February 2015 at the Wayback Machine. — New South Wales Government Grave Location Search. Retrieved 27 January 2015.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
James Morgan
Member for Warwick
1871–1873
Succeeded by
James Morgan