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Biographical entry McPherson, Thomas (1822 - 1888)

Born
22 July 1822
Kingussie, Inverness, Scotland
Died
27 December 1888
Occupation
Merchant and Member of Parliament

Summary

Thomas McPherson founded Thomas McPherson & Sons, hardware merchants, in Melbourne in 1860. One of his sons, Hunter, established a Sydney branch in 1881.

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Born Kingussie, Inverness, Scotland, 22 July 1822. Died Launceston, Tasmania, 27 December 1888. Arrived Melbourne 1852; started as iron and machinery merchant Collins Street West (later McPherson's Pty Ltd); alderman Bourke ward 1860s; mayor 1870-71.

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Rosanne Walker