George Cruickshank (Australian politician)

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George Cruickshank
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Member of the Australian Parliament
for Gwydir
In office
29 March 1901 – 23 November 1903
Preceded by New seat
Succeeded by William Webster
Personal details
Born 1853
Dubbo, New South Wales
Died 12 April 1904 (aged 50–51)
Nationality Australian
Political party Protectionist Party
Occupation Grazier

George Alexander Cruickshank (1853 – 12 April 1904) was an Australian politician. Born near Dubbo, New South Wales, he attended Collegiate School in Bathurst, and was a grazier in northern New South Wales from 1878. In 1889 he was elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly as the member for Inverell, a position he held until 1898. In the first federal election in 1901, Cruickshank was elected to the Australian House of Representatives as a Protectionist, representing the seat of Gwydir. He retired in 1903, and died in 1904.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-06-07. 
  2. ^ "Mr George Alexander Cruickshank (1853 - 1904)". Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
New seat
Member for Gwydir
1901 – 1903
Succeeded by
William Webster