The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Stow, Augustine
Stow, Augustine, J.P., son of the Rev. Thomas Quentin Stow (q.v.), was a member of the Assembly for West Torrens from 1863 to 1864, and for Flinders from 1866 to 1868. In March of the following year he was elected to the Legislative Council, and retained his seat till Sept. 1871, when he resigned. Mr. Stow was Chief Secretary in Mr. Strangways' Ministry for a few days in May 1870. In 1877 he entered the Government service, and in April 1884 was appointed Registrar of Probates, and Chief Clerk in the Supreme Court. He is also Commissioner of Inland Revenue without salary.