Herbert Hardacre

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Herbert Hardacre
StateLibQld 1 112188 Politician Herbert Freemont Hardacre, Brisbane, ca. 1919.jpg
Herbert Hardacre ca. 1919.
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Leichhardt
In office
20 May 1893 – 14 October 1919
Preceded by William Paul
Succeeded by Tom Foley
Personal details
Born Herbert Freemont Hardacre
(1861-03-07)7 March 1861
Dayton, Ohio, United States
Died 5 March 1938(1938-03-05) (aged 76)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Resting place Balmoral Cemetery
Nationality American
Political party Australian Labor Party
Spouse(s) Alice Beatrice Maynard
Occupation Trade union official, Judge
Religion Church of England

Herbert Freemont Hardacre (7 March 1861 – 5 March 1938) was a politician in Queensland, Australia. He was a Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly from 1893 until 1919.[1]

Politics[edit]

Herbert Hardacre was elected to the Queensland Legislative Assembly having won Leichhardt at the 1893 colonial election as the Australian Labor Party candidate. He was Secretary for Public Lands and Secretary for Agriculture from 1 December 1899 to 7 December 1899. He was Secretary for Public Instruction from 1 June 1915 to 9 September 1919. He held Leichhardt until he resigned on 14 October 1919 in order to take up an appointment in the Land Court.[2] Labor candidate Tom Foley won the resulting by-election on 20 December 1919.[3][4]

Later life[edit]

Hardacre died in 1938 and is buried in Balmoral Cemetery.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ G. N. Logan. "Hardacre, Herbert Freemont (1861-1938)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Retrieved 23 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "CABINET CHANGES.". The Brisbane Courier (National Library of Australia). 4 September 1919. p. 7. Retrieved 21 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Part 2.19 - Alphabetical Register of Members of the Legislative Assembly 1860-2012 and the Legislative Council 1860-1922" (PDF). Queensland Parliamentary Record 2012-2015: The 54th Parliament. Queensland Parliament. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Part 2.21 - Representatives of Queensland State Electorates 1860-2015" (PDF). Queensland Parliamentary Record 2012-2015: The 54th Parliament. Queensland Parliament. Retrieved 19 January 2015. 
  5. ^ Hardacre Hon Herbert Freemont — Brisbane City Council Grave Location Search Retrieved 19 May 2013.
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
William Paul
Member for Leichhardt
1893–1919
Succeeded by
Tom Foley