Sutherland, John

Builder, land speculator and politician who advocated improved working conditions and encouraged local manufactures by opposing overseas contracts.

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Born
Wick, Caithness, Scotland
16 Feb 1816
Arrived Sydney
1838
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Position
30 Apr 1857 - 30 Nov 1868
06 Dec 1860 - 23 Jun 1889
1861
01 Dec 1871 - Jul 1872
1881 - 1882
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Sutherland, John

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A carpenter by trade, John Sutherland became a local politician, mayor and parliamentarian.