William Calman Grahame

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For member for Monaro 1865-69 and 1872–74, see William Grahame (1808-1890). For member for Newcastle 1889-89 and 1891–94, see William Grahame (1841-1906).

William Calman Grahame, known as W. C. Grahame,[1] (3 February 1863 – 15 September 1945)[2] was a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly, representing Wickham[3] from 1907 to 1920. Grahame served as Minister for Agriculture in both the Labor and Nationalist ministries of William Holman.

He was also the first mayor of the City of Gosford, from 1936 to 1944. Central Coast Stadium (Bluetongue Stadium) in Gosford was formerly known as Grahame Park, named after him in 1939.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "In the Electorates: Wickham". The Sydney Morning Herald. 4 December 1913. Retrieved 4 January 2010. 
  2. ^ Fredman, L. E. (2006). "Grahame, William Calman (1863 - 1945)". Australian Dictionary of Biography, Online Edition. Australian National University. Retrieved 30 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "Mr William Calman Grahame (1863 - 1945)". Former Members. Parliament of New South Wales. Retrieved 30 December 2009. 
Parliament of New South Wales
Preceded by
John Fegan
Member for Wickham
1807 – 1920
Succeeded by
Abolished