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WHO IS WHO IN AUSTRALASIA.
of Land and Works, Commissioner of Crown Land and Survey in Shiels Govt. 1892-3, Minister without portfolio in Turner Minis- try 1894-8, and Premier and Chief Secretary Dec 1899-Nov. 1900. Elected to first House of Representatives for Gippsland Mar. 1901, and sat until the dissolution of 1906. Twice married. Address — Beaconsfield Parade, Albert Park, Melbourne. McLEAN, Arhibald Alexander, D.S.0 , Hon. Major Reserve of Officers N.S.W., late of 5th A.L.H. ; b. 1871. Decorated for ser- vice with N.S.W. forces in S. Africa 1900-2. McLEAN, Hon. Francis Edward, mem- ber of the first House of Representatives for Lang (N.S.W.) 1901-3; b. Sydney, 1868. Was sometime M.L.A. for Marrickville, and one of the Hon. Secretaries of the United Federal Executive, and Hon. Secretary of N.S.W. division of Austn. Freetrade and Li- beral Assn. prior to federal union of the Austn. colonies. Is a Fellow of the Sydney Institute of Accountants. McLEAN, Hon.George, Member of the Legislative Council of New Zealand; b. at Elgin, Scotland, in 1834, s. of James McLean. He arrived in Victoria in the fifties, was connected with the Oriental Bank Corporation, and afterwards proceeded to New Zealand as manager of the Dunedin branch of the Bank of New Zealand. Enter- ed into commercial pursuits, and for many years represented Waikouaiti in the House of Representatives. In December 1881, he was appointed to the Legislative Council. From July to September 1876, was Commis- sioner of Customs in the Vogel Ministry, then until October 1877, Postmaster- General in the Atkinson Ministry, and again in 1884, Commissioner of Trade and Customs in the At- kinson Government. Chairman of the Union Steamship Company of New Zealand until 1907. Address— Dunedin, N.Z. HoUXKX, Duncan, O.M.G., Lt.-CoL comdg. 7th A.L.H. Regt. since July 1908, A.D.C. to the Governor-General since Nov. 1904 ; 6. in Yea district of Victoria July 20, 1861, 2nd «. of Duncan and Catherine Mc- Leish, ed. private tuition. Is a grazier and part proprietor of Glenmore station, nr. Yea. Commanded 1st Contingent of Victn. Mount- ed Rifles in S. African war and 2nd Batta- Hon Commonwealth Horse in the same cam- paign (despatches, Queen's medal, C.M.G.). Was a member of the Tournament Team which visited England in 1891 in command of CoL Tom Price. Address— Glenmore, Yea, Vic. XCcXBOO, Son. Donald, Minister of Mines, Victoria since February 1904. He ar- rived in Victoria as a child In 1849 with his father, who was sent oat by the Free Church of Scotland to minister to the Highlanders scattered around Melbourne, and preach to them in their native tongue. Elected to the Legislative Assembly to represent Daylesford in October 1900, ap- pointed Honorary Minister in the Irvine Government in June 1902, Minister of Mines and Water Supply in 1904, in the Bent Gov- ernment, and Minister of Forests Nov. 1904, and Acting Treasurer from May to August, 1907. He is a member of the University Council. VAOUBOD, William, Managing Director of The Bulletin Newspaper Co. Ltd; b. London, 1850. He came to Australia when a boy, studied art, and developed into a por- trait and animal painter and illustrator In many Sydney journals. He was the first ar- tist engaged on the staff of the Picturesque Atlas Co., and left to become Manager of The Bulletin, of which paper he was one of the founders. Is President of the Bowling Association of NAW. Addrest— The Bulle- tin office, Sydney. MomTLTiAJT, Son. Bobert Tvan% Judge of the Supreme Court of Western Australia; b. London, Jan. 24, 1858, s. of John Mc- Millan, barrister-at-law. Was Queen's Scho- lar at Westminster School, and Scholar and Holder of Law Studentship Trinity Ha'1 Cambridge (Senior in Law Tripos 1880, LL.B.). Was called to the bar at the Inner Temple in 1881 and joined the Western Circuit. Arrived in Aust in Feb. 1908. is a member of W.A. Museum and Public li- brary Committees and Governor of Pert* High School, m. Aug. 1887, Margaret Aiv chison, d. of the late John Elder, of Yairam, Cressy Victoria. Address— Riverslea, Mount St., Perth. MoHTT.T.AW, Koiimr William, K.C.M.G., member of the first House of Representatives 1901-8, sometime Colonial Treasurer of NewSouth Wales, resident partner in Aust. of