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John Gray

Australian politician

Died when: 72 years 140 days (868 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius

 

John Gray

John Proctor Gray (1 December 1841 – 20 April 1914) was an English-born Australian politician.Born in York, he was educated in England and became a business manager.

In 1889 he migrated to Australia, becoming a businessman in Sydney.He unsuccessfully contested the first federal election as a Free Trade Party candidate for the Senate in New South Wales, but was successful in 1903.

He held the seat until his defeat in 1910.After leaving politics, Gray became the chairman of the family company, but died in 1914.


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