George Cruickshank (Australian politician)

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George Cruickshank
George Cruickshank.jpg
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 (1853-02-01)1 February 1853
Dubbo, New South Wales
Died 12 April 1904(1904-04-12) (aged 51)
Bowral, New South Wales
Nationality Australian
Political party Protectionist Party
Occupation Grazier

George Alexander Cruickshank (1 February 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. Archived from the original on 20 July 2007. Retrieved 2008-06-07. 
  2. ^ "Mr George Alexander Cruickshank (1853–1904)". Archived from the original on 22 October 2012. Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
Parliament of Australia
New seat Member for Gwydir
1901–1903
Succeeded by
William Webster