Obituaries Australia

  • Tip: searches only the name field
  • Tip: use double quotes to search for a phrase
  • Tip: lists of awards, schools, organisations etc

Browse Lists:

Cultural Advice

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website contains names, images, and voices of deceased persons.

In addition, some articles contain terms or views that were acceptable within mainstream Australian culture in the period in which they were written, but may no longer be considered appropriate.

These articles do not necessarily reflect the views of The Australian National University.

Hugh Menzies (1857–1925)

The death occurred on Friday of Mr Hugh Menzies who for many years has been closely associated with the National Federation. A native of Ballarat, Mr Menzies was born 67 years ago. He was a bank manager by profession. Some years ago Mr Menzies was the number for Stawell in the Legislative Assembly, but at the last redistribution of seats Mr Toutcher was elected as member for Stawell and Ararat. Mr. Menzies was not again elected to Parliament. He died it Vermandor, Glenhuntly, in winch district he had for some time carried on business as a news agent. He leaves a son and daughter. Mr. J. Menzies is a brother and Messrs. R. G. and F. G. Menzies nephews of the late Mr Hugh Menzies.

Original publication

Citation details

'Menzies, Hugh (1857–1925)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 19 April 2024.

© Copyright Obituaries Australia, 2010-2024

Life Summary [details]


4 September, 1857
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia


13 February, 1925 (aged 67)
Glenhuntly, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Cultural Heritage

Includes subject's nationality; their parents' nationality; the countries in which they spent a significant part of their childhood, and their self-identity.