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William Henry Suttor (1834–1905)

Mr. William Henry Suttor died yesterday at his residence, "Springfield," Potts Point. The deceased, who was in his 61st year, had been suffering from ill-health for a considerable time. He was born at Brucedale, near Bathurst, and was the eldest son of the late Mr. William Henry Suttor. In 1875 he was returned to the Legislative Assembly for East Macquarie, being re-elected in 1877, and was Minister for Mines in the Farnell Administration until 1878, and in 1880 was nominated to the Upper House. On the return to power of Sir Henry Parkes, in 1889, he accepted a seat in the Ministry as Vice-President at the Executive Council and representative of the Government in the Legislative Council. He held this position until 1891. The late Mr. Suttor was appointed one of the representatives of New South Wales at the Federation Convention held in Sydney in 1891. He was Vice-President of the Executive Council in the Reid Ministry from August, 1894, to March, 1895.

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'Suttor, William Henry (1834–1905)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/suttor-william-henry-4936/text1259, accessed 5 March 2024.

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Birth

14 November, 1834
Brucedale, New South Wales, Australia

Death

20 October, 1905 (aged 70)
Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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