Charles E. Chubb
Honorable Justice Charles E. Chubb in 1889.
|Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
18 January 1883 – 19 May 1888
|Preceded by||Pope Alexander Cooper|
|Succeeded by||Robert Smith|
|Born||Charles Edward Chubb
17 May 1845
|Died||27 February 1930
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
|Resting place||South Brisbane Cemetery|
|Spouse(s)||Christian Westgarth Macarthur (m.1870 d.1916)|
|Occupation||Barrister, Prosecutor, Judge|
|Religion||Church of England|
Chubb was born on 17 May 1845 in London, England. His father was Charles Frederick Chubb, a solicitor, and his mother was Sarah, née Bennett. He had four siblings. When he was 16 he moved to Ipswich, Queensland, and became a solicitor in 1867.
In 1870 Chubb married Christian Westgarth Macarthur, with whom he had five children. Three survived to adulthood.
On 5 January 1883, Pope Alexander Cooper, the Attorney-General of Queensland and member for Bowen in the Queensland Legislative Assembly, resigned. Chubb, who had been appointed Attorney-General on 6 January 1883, won the resulting by-election on 18 January 1883. He held the seat until the 1888 election.
He became a member of the Supreme Court of Queensland on 2 December 1889, serving first at Townsville until 1908, and then at Brisbane. He retired from the court in 1922.
- J.A. Douglas. "Chubb, Charles Edward". Australian Dictionary of Biography Online. Retrieved 18 February 2011.
- "Alphabetical Register of Members of the Legislative Assembly 1860-2012 and the Legislative Council 1860-1922" (PDF). Queensland Parliament. Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 October 2013. Retrieved 17 February 2014.
- "Family Notices". The Brisbane Courier (22,492). Queensland, Australia. 28 February 1930. p. 14. Retrieved 31 July 2016 – via National Library of Australia.
- Chubb Charles E Archived 13 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine. — Brisbane City Council Grave Location Search. Retrieved 13 April 2014.
|Parliament of Queensland|
Pope Alexander Cooper
|Member for Bowen