The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Langridge, Hon. George David
Langridge, Hon. George David, M.L.A., was born in Kent in 1829, and emigrated to Australia, where he represented Collingwood in the Legislative Assembly of Victoria from 1874 till he died. He was Commissioner of Public Works and Vice-President of the Board of Land and Works in the third Berry Government from August 1880 to July 1881. In the Service-Berry Ministry he was Commissioner of Trade and Customs from March 1883 to Feb. 1886. In Nov. 1890, when Mr. Munro became Premier, Mr. Langridge accepted the post of Chief Secretary and Minister of Customs, which he filled till his death on March 24th, 1891.