James Goodall Francis

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Birthday
9, 1819
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 31, 1874 (55)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
9, 1819
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 31, 1874 (55)

About

English-born Australian politician who served as the ninth Premier of Victoria from 1872 to 1874. Also a businessman, he presided over the Melbourne Chamber of Commerce and led the Bank of New South Wales.

Before Fame

Before becoming Premier of Victoria, he served as Commissioner of Trade and Customs and as Vice President of the Board of Land and Works.

Trivia

He was a member of the colonial Australian conservative party.

Family Life

His marriage to Mary Ogilvie produced fifteen children.

Associated With

He and John Pascoe Fawkner were both politicians of the Australian colonial era.