Foster, William John

Attracted to Australia by the goldfields, he returned to study law and enter political life. A devout evangelical and militant temperance advocate he earned the nickname Water Jug Foster.

Milestone
Born
Rathescar, Louth, Ireland
13 Jan 1831
Died
Valley Heights
16 Aug 1909
Occupation
18 Dec 1877 - 20 Dec 1878
20 Jan 1887 - 18 May 1887
Position
23 Jan 1878 - 28 Oct 1880
22 Nov 1880 - 14 Feb 1888