Joseph Abbott (New South Wales politician)

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Joseph Abbott
Born(1843-08-01)1 August 1843
Died15 June 1903(1903-06-15) (aged 59)
NationalityAustralian
OccupationPolitician
Years active1888-1895

Joseph Abbott (August 1843 – 15 June 1903),[1] was a wool-broker and politician in New South Wales.[2][3]

Abbott was an auctioneer of wool, chief auctioneer and a partner and managing director of Mort & Co. Ltd. Abbott was elected to the seat of Newtown in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly in a by-election in February 1888. Abbott held the seat and won the election in July when the seat was reformed as the Electoral district of Newtown-Camperdown.

Abbott retired from politics in July 1895.[2] He died in Croydon, New South Wales on 15 June 1903.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Death of Mr. Joseph Abbott". The Sydney Morning Herald. National Library of Australia. 16 June 1903. p. 4. Retrieved 27 August 2014.
  2. ^ a b Teale, Ruth. "Abbott, Joseph (1843–1903)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Canberra: Australian National University. Retrieved 27 August 2014.
  3. ^ "Mr Joseph Abbott (1843-1903)". Former Members of the Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 26 April 2019.