Myles Ferricks

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Myles Ferricks
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Senator for Queensland
In office
1 July 1913 – 30 June 1920
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for Bowen
In office
2 October 1909 – 27 April 1912
Preceded by Francis Kenna
Succeeded by Edwin Caine
Member of the Queensland Legislative Assembly
for South Brisbane
In office
9 October 1920 – 11 May 1929
Preceded by Edgar Free
Succeeded by Neil MacGroarty
Personal details
Born Myles Aloysius Ferricks
(1875-11-12)12 November 1875
Maryborough, Queensland, Australia
Died 21 August 1932(1932-08-21) (aged 56)
Eagle Junction, Queensland, Australia
Resting place Nudgee Cemetery
Nationality Australian
Political party Australian Labor Party
Spouse(s) Beatrice Ingham Waugh
Occupation Journalist, Teacher

Myles Aloysius Ferricks (12 November 1875 – 21 August 1932) was an Australian politician.[1]

Born in Maryborough, Queensland, he was educated there at Christian Brothers School before becoming a bush worker, teacher and journalist, and editor of the Bowen Independent.[1]

In 1909, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Queensland as the Labor member for Bowen, serving until 1912.[1] In 1913 he was elected to the Australian Senate as a Labor Senator for Queensland. He remained in the Senate until his defeat in 1919, taking effect in 1920.[2] In 1920, he returned to the Queensland Legislative Assembly as the member for South Brisbane, serving until 1929.

Ferricks died in 1932. His funeral was held at St Stephen's Cathedral which proceeded to Nudgee Cemetery.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Former Members". Parliament of Queensland. 2015. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Carr, Adam (2008). "Australian Election Archive". Psephos, Adam Carr's Election Archive. Retrieved 2008-11-16. 
  3. ^ "Family Notices". The Brisbane Courier. National Library of Australia. 22 August 1932. p. 8. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 
Parliament of Queensland
Preceded by
Francis Kenna
Member for Bowen
1909–1912
Succeeded by
Edwin Caine
Preceded by
Edgar Free
Member for South Brisbane
1920–1929
Succeeded by
Neil MacGroarty