Robert Bennett (Melbourne mayor)
|17th Mayor of Melbourne|
|Preceded by||John Thomas Smith|
|Succeeded by||Edward Cohen|
21 January 1822|
Ireland, United Kingdom
Bennett was born in Tanderagee, County Armagh, Ireland, and arrived in the Port Phillip District in January 1842. In November 1856 he was elected to the Victorian Legislative Assembly for East Bourke, holding the seat until June 1857. He held the same seat again from October 1859 to August 1864.
- "Bennett, Robert". re-member: a database of all Victorian MPs since 1851. Parliament of Victoria.
|Victorian Legislative Assembly|
|New district||Member for East Bourke
November 1856 – June 1857
|Member for East Bourke
October 1859 – August 1864
|Mayor of Melbourne
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