Gilbert Cory

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Gilbert Gostwyck Cory
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Gilbert Cory in 1891.
Born 1839
Paterson, New South Wales
Died 8 August 1924

Gilbert Gostwyck Cory (1839–1924) was the mayor of Toowoomba, Queensland in 1891. Born in Paterson, New South Wales in 1839, he became a station manager after moving to Toowoomba in 1858, where he worked for James Taylor, who was also mayor of Toowoomba. Aside from being mayor, Cory served as an alderman on the Toowoomba City Council from 1889 to 1894 and was also active on the Shire of Jondaryan Council, serving as chairman in 1894 and 1895 and an alderman in 1883-1919. He died on 8 August 1924.[1]

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  1. ^ "Cory, Gilbert". Toowoomba Regional Council. Archived from the original on 12 March 2011. Retrieved 22 February 2011.