Forrest, John Forrest, Baron, 1847-1918

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1847-08-22
Death 1918-09-02
Australians
English

Biographical notes:

Explorer and statesman; expedition in search of traces of Leichhardt (1869), expedition from Perth to Adelaide (1870), expedition from Champion Bay to overland telegraph (1874); Commissioner of Crown Lands and Surveyor General (1883-1890); first Premier of W.A. (1890-1901); member of Federal Parliament (1901-1918); Acting Prime Minister (1907); first native born Australian to receive a peerage.

From the description of Papers [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225757583

Explorer and statesman; first premier of Western Australia (1890-1901); after federation, he entered Federal Parliament (1901-1918); first native-born Australian to receive a peerage.

From the description of Papers. 1862-1919. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 221928206

Explorer and stateman. First premier of Western Australia (1890-1901). After federation, he entered Federal Parliament (1901-1918); first native-born Australian to receive a peerage. Charles Cameron Kingston was premier of South Australia from 1893-1899 before leaving state for federal politics in 1900. He was an early advocate of federation.

From the description of Correspondence, 1903 [microform]. [19--] (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 762850611

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