The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Stuart, Hon. Frank
Stuart, Hon. Frank, M.L.A., Victoria., was born at Penrith, N.S.W., in 1844. Going to Victoria, he was for fifteen years in the employ of L. Stevenson & Sons, of Melbourne, and then became managing partner in the firm of Lincoln, Stuart & Co. Mr. Stuart, who was president of the Victorian Chamber of Manufactures in 1885-6, was elected to the Assembly for East Melbourne in 1889, and accepted a seat in the Munro Ministry as a member of the Cabinet without portfolio in Nov. 1890. In April 1891 he resigned office.