Electoral district of Maranoa

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Maranoa was a Legislative Assembly electorate in the state of Queensland.

History[edit]

Maranoa of the original sixteen electorates established in 1859. Geographically it was based on the Balonne River catchment area, including the towns of Roma and St George. Despite various redistributions over the years, the electorate remained in the same general vicinity until its abolition in 1949 when most of it was included in the resurrected Electoral district of Balonne.[1]

Members[edit]

The members who represented the electorate were:[2]

Member Party Term
John Ferrett 4 May 1860 - 27 June 1863
William Kennedy 27 June 1863 - 28 July 1864
William Miles 27 September 1864 - 25 November 1873
Sir Thomas McIlwraith Ministerialist 25 November 1873 - 20 November 1878
James Lalor 5 December 1878 - 12 May 1888
Robert Dunsmure 12 May 1888 - 13 May 1893
Robert King ALP 13 May 1893 - 18 March 1899
Sir Arthur Rutledge Ministerialist 18 March 1899 - 27 August 1904
Thomas Spencer Ministerialist 27 August 1904 - 18 May 1907
John Hunter ALP 18 May 1907 - 22 October 1919
Thomas Spencer PPC 20 December 1919 - 9 October 1920
Charles Conroy ALP 9 October 1920 - 15 April 1944
John Taylor ALP 15 April 1944 - 29 April 1950

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Coordinates: 26°34′17″S 148°47′07″E / 26.5713°S 148.7853°E / -26.5713; 148.7853