Daniel Hughes (politician)

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Daniel Abraham Hughes (c.1819[1] – 27 May 1879)[2] was a banker, barrister and politician in colonial Victoria, a member of the Victorian Legislative Assembly.[2]

Hughes was the son of W. Hughes who owned Hughes' Wharf, Melbourne.[2] Daniel Hughes was a bank clerk in Ireland, then a clerk in the London office of P&O.[2]

In November 1856, Hughes was elected to the Victorian Legislative Assembly for Portland,[2] a position he held until August 1859.[2]

Hughes died in Mollison street, Sandhurst (later renamed Bendigo).[3]


  1. ^ "Daniel Abraham Hughes". Ancient Faces.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Hughes, Daniel Abraham". re-member: a database of all Victorian MPs since 1851. Parliament of Victoria. Archived from the original on 7 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Deaths". The Argus. Melb. 28 May 1879. p. 4.
Victorian Legislative Assembly
New district Member for Portland
November 1856 – August 1859
With: Hugh Childers 1856–57
John Findlay 1857–59
Succeeded by
Norman McLeod