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Mullen, William Henry (1833 - c. 1915)

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Born: 1833  County Cork, Ireland.  Died: c. 1915.

In 1839, Mullen arrived in Williamstown, Victoria. In 1840 he went to Sydney to attend John Dunmore Lang's Australian College, and later the Sydney College.

At 13 or 14 William began to study law and became articled to George Rowley. In 1852 he moved to Maitland and was articled to J.H. Turner, with whom he entered into partnership when he qualified.

William stood in Tamworth for a seat in the Legislative Assembly in 1862 but was defeated. In 1863 he became mayor of Maitland and was re-elected for seven more terms. He was very active in local public affairs and was married to Mary Ann.

[Brief Biography compiled by Robin Hammond, January/February 2004]

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Sophie Patrick
Created: 26 June 2002
Modified: 7 November 2005

Published by The Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, 5 April 2004
Prepared by: Acknowledgements
Updated: 23 February 2010

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